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Blog Archive for robogeek during July 2005

I see there's some excitement over Chet's MVM weblog posting. My bailiwick here is Quality, so I just want to toss in a comment on the MVM subject from this point of view. Let me start by saying MVM is an interesting idea ... I've heard the MVM give his presentation to the Performance group, of which Chet is a part. He's certainly done some really good work to solve some really sticky problems...
This is prompted by a feature request I saw on the javadesktop.org JDIC bulletin board: javadesktop.org/forums/thread.jspa?messageID=99951 As I mentioned earlier, I've spent more than a few brain cycles thinking about GUI test automation. It's been so much that at times I've been worried about my sanity - how many people do you know daydream about the minute details of GUI interactions, looking...
My first posting drew a question "does Sun use 'test first development' practices". So, let's talk about that a bit. I can only speak for the Java team as that's where I work. You have to remember that Java is a 10+ year old project with a lot of history. "History" can mean, as it does in this case, that procedures we've been following for 10+ years often interferes with adopting the latest-...
I am new to the java.net blogging crew, and since this is my first posting here I thought to introduce myself. My name is David Herron and I work in the Java SE Quality Engineering team. I have also been blogging at http://blogs.sun.com/robogeek if you want to see what I've been saying in the past, and I have a personal blog site at 7gen.com. What I expect to bring to the java.net blogs is...