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  • Culture & Methods Follow 235 Followers

    Is TDD a Form of OCD?

    by Gilad David Maayan Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 15, 2017 8

    Developers are increasingly testing their own and each other's code. "Evaluation anxiety" is common psychological condition that is directly impacted by self-testing and team-testing. Are practices like TDD a defense mechanism to protect coders from criticism? And do emerging methods like Behavior Driven Development represents a more emotionally healthy approach to team evaluation?

  • Architecture & Design Follow 794 Followers

    Perspective on Architectural Fitness of Microservices

    by Philippe Assouline Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 21, 2017 2

    In this article we peel the onion of potential architectural fitness of microservices in the context of Master Data Management, and the challenges a microservices-based architecture may face when solving problem domains that require compute-intensive tasks, such as the calculation of expected losses on a portfolio of unsecured consumer credit.

  • Java Follow 432 Followers

    Automated Journey Testing with Cascade

    by Robin de Villiers Follow 1 Followers on  Aug 15, 2017

    Starting with a brief history of software testing, we investigate Cascade, a new framework for testing “journeys”, eliminating overlapping coverage to produce fast unit tests.

JavaScript Follow 141 Followers

Using vfsStream to Test File Uploads with Laravel

Posted by Terry Rowland Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 16, 2016

Testing of uploading files can be tricky, but with the right tools and the knowledge of a few tricks, the process can be more efficient and a lot less difficult.

DevOps Follow 305 Followers

Why and How to Test Logging

Posted by Matthew Skelton Follow 2 Followers , Manuel Pais Follow 6 Followers on  Oct 29, 2016

Logging and aggregation are crucial tools for today's complex, distributed systems. They provide rich insights which keep time to recover short. We must therefore make sure we test logging adequately. 1

Culture & Methods Follow 235 Followers

Technical Practices as a Hack on Consciousness: Why to Hack Yourself

Posted by Jean Richardson Follow 0 Followers , Matthew Plavcan Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 01, 2016

Software developers can raise their consciousness through the use of disciplined technical practices. A knowledgeable developer can influence an ever-increasing portion of the world. 1

Culture & Methods Follow 235 Followers

So, How Do You Make Agile Successful?

Posted by Chen Ping Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 21, 2016

It is not Agile's fault, it is your fault- are you fed up with such statements? This article tries to provide a more constructive answer on how to make Agile successful. 13

Java Follow 432 Followers

Beyond Page Objects: Next Generation Test Automation with Serenity and the Screenplay Pattern

Posted by John Ferguson Smart Follow 0 Followers , Antony Marcano Follow 0 Followers , Andy Palmer Follow 0 Followers , Jan Molak Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 15, 2016

In this article we explore how to create automated fluent BDD scenarios using the Screenplay Pattern – a possible outcome of mercilessly refactoring Page Objects using SOLID design principles. 3

Culture & Methods Follow 235 Followers

Testers in TDD teams

Posted by Maarten Folkers Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 07, 2016

In a team doing TDD there is no need for testers that do manual checking. This gives testers the opportunity to focus on test automation and exploratory testing, but these require technical skills. 3

Culture & Methods Follow 235 Followers

A Conversation with James Shore on Agile Fluency and Let's Code Javascript

Posted by Shane Hastie Follow 11 Followers on  Sep 12, 2015

At the recent Agile Australia Conference James Shore spoke to InfoQ about his work on agile fluency, teaching and building tools for test driven development in javascript.

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Q&A on Test Driven Development and Code Smells with James Grenning

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 12 Followers on  Jun 19, 2015

James Grenning talks about why people are not doing technical practices sufficiently or well enough, TDD and unit tests, and on becoming better in discovering "bad code”.

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Why We Fail to Change: Understanding Practices, Principles, and Values Is a Solution

Posted by Pawel Brodzinski Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 01, 2015

There’s no reward for being a Scrum or kanban shop if we are not delivering value to customers. We need to change our mindset, and focus on the principles that people follow and values they share. 1

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