This week I moved on from automated testing to starting to study clean code. A few weeks ago, I was not at all interested in writing tests. I knew that I should be writing tests, but the execution was lacking. Now I know testing is one of the essential building…


This past week I have been developing a command-line todo app. This app is one of my first forays in using Test Driven Development in a “production” environment. Before any commands go into the command line, I set out to write a decent suite of tests that will dictate where…


Testing. That word brings up 2 very different feelings for me. On one hand, when I open up a project with a nicely fleshed out test suite, I am very excited. I don’t have to wonder what works and what doesn’t! Fully green tests gives me a greater level of…


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I’m lifelong friends with about 4 other guys. And I recently convinced them all to join a Slack channel (one of them is an Android guy, thus the dreaded green messages). Slack is great. I’m a new developer and we’ve used it at the last two places I’ve worked. One…

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