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Blog Archive for wwake during July 2006

Brian Marick and I hosted "Extreme Test Makeover," where people could bring their laptops with code and tests, and have an experienced tester/programmer review them. Observations by participants: Watij tests in Fit are too long/confusing to read for customer. You could write it in JUnit instead of Fit Break them up into small focused tests Neat new delegate syntax (with .Net 2.0) Descriptive...
The Agile conference is in a couple days. I thought I'd articulate what I want to learn and see, in hopes of helping make that happen:) Extreme Test Makeover - Monday, 11 AM - 5 PM, Mirage room. I hope to see a variety of types of tests, and a variety of styles that experts use in helping improve them. Example-Based Specifications - Tuesday, 1:30 PM - 5 PM, Nicolette D1. What makes a good "spec...
Steve Metsker's and my recent book, Design Patterns in Java, has had a sample chapter posted at InformIT: Adapter. If you're not familiar with Adapters, or need to brush up on them, you might find this chapter helpful. (The extract didn't include our solutions; let me know if you need help.)