Again a message mostly for those, who is speaking or at least reading
Our folks from Saint-Petersburg I
was writing about this great city before SQE team are starting
their own blog, designated for the Russia-speaking development crowd.
The blog, I believe, will be a real first hand's value-add for
existing Java VM resources, about modern VM techniques, tools,
We recently thought about an interesting approach of finding a
difference between APIs (public methods) of two versions of a Java
software. I was doing it for JDK1.5
(Tiger) and JDK1.6 (Mustang b76).
Sometime you might want to take a quick look and find out what exactly
has been changed in your (or somebody's else code) between two
versions. Why? Well, if you want to focus your test...
In this short article I'll try to summarize what I was discussing for
the last couple of months.
So, let's briefly list key factors that are likely to affect our
judgment of software quality.
- our code quality expectations (good enough quality, remember?)
- coverage isn't everything
- code complexity and a frequency of the changes
- number of bugs filed against source code...
It's rather short message about a potential problem you might face as
Recently, I've been told that few of my blogs are having incorrect
links to other resources. Being very careful about posting any
materials, I was quite surprised and went to
http://weblogs.java.net/blog/cos/ to check it out.
In a short time I realized that a couple of the articles were typed