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Blog Archive for mason during June 2006

What is a Widget? When I say “Widget”, what kinds of things come to mind? If asked you to name a few widgets that you know of, what would you say? A button, perhaps? A scroll bar? Maybe tabs, check boxes, of course, and radio buttons, spinners, sliders and more? On and on I am sure you can come up with examples of widgets... But if you look careful at your answer, and you compared to...
The argument started with the web developers assertion that unit tests could test just about everything. And to look at her code, you'd almost feel the same way. As a TDD proponent, she had nearly twice as many tests as she has methods and classes. Not a single like was untested... Well, that probably isn't 100% true, but it damn near looked like it. What she did not have, however, was a...