We did this workshop on building personas and doing cusotomer interviews at the Agile Marathon. Coolest interview question for a vampire: Where do you see yourself in a hundred and fifty years? Here are the slides.
If you liked the Asserting on Not Null pattern, here comes the lazier version. Why do people write tests without asserts? Check it out.
Anti-patterns are just popping up on the Everyday Unit Testing site! This time it’s about asserting that a returned object is not null. Noisy. Check it out.
Recently, I’ve done a management workshop on TDD. The audience was developmenet managers and team leads. Most of them did not know TDD. (Actually, most thought they knew what TDD was. But that’s a completely unrelated story.) During my session, I’ve walked them through an example (from Star Wars) and showed the thinking behind it,
New post on Everyday Unit Testing about a recurring discussion I keep finding myself in. The way out is a simple mind shift. Check it out.
Time for a new anti-pattern. This time: Tests for data transformation. Check it out on Everyday Unit Testing .
Agile Testing Days is oodles of fun, as you know (and if not, why?) Apart from a tutorial, a lightning talk and a workshop, and a game I ran, I also read a poem at Cabaret Night. I’m a renaisance man, yeah (and so is my daughter who drew the ATD Horror Story Unicorn). Here
Wonderful time. Again. The Agile Testing Days guys are doing a wonderful job, creating a magical, friendly, family-like conference. Awesome job. I’ve done a tutorial, a workshop, a lightning talk, ran a story telling game, joined a powerpoint karaoke and, oh yes, wrote a poem. Here are the slides from the very funny, killer pony
So we’ve shipped our software. IT’S ALIVE! But DevOps work is never done. In fact, the old Ops part started here, and if there’s any point of having live software in the hands of the customer, this is where we need help. For example, we need to think of are the first seconds, minutes, hours
The 2nd post in the new series on Everyday Unit Testing on rolling out unit testing implementation as a process in an organization. Check it out.