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The Best Articles and Blog Posts of August 2012

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Here are some of the highlights of the blog posts, articles and whitepapers I’ve read this month. In two short blog posts, Jimmy Bogard explains seven misconceptions of CQRS and Event Sourcing, and also warns us of the impact of eventual consistency on the user experience. Read about the many ...

August 28, 2012

Breaking with the past (or…Fluent Assertions 2.0 is in beta)

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After many months of development, in particular during in evenings after work and in the weekends, we’re proud to present the first (and hopefully the only) beta of Fluent Assertions 2.0. Together with my good friend and coworker Martin Opdam, and supported by noticeable contributors like Oren No...

August 26, 2012

Quick Review of The Cucumber Book from a SpecFlow perspective

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This week I completed reading a new book titled The Cucumber Book: Behaviour-Driven Development for Testers and Developers by Matt Wynne and Aslak Hellesoy. Aslak is the founder of the Cucumber project (which is what SpecFlow for .NET is based on), and Matt is one of its most active developers. T...

July 30, 2012

Noticeable quotes from QCon New York

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Just to be clear, I didn’t actually attend QCon New York this year. But after the experience of attending QCon San Francisco in 2010, I never forget the many great quotes you’ll find on Twitter. This time was no different. "Distributed objects failed; for very good reasons. Values rule on the w...

July 26, 2012

Required Reading Material for July 2012

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Since I was already collecting the better articles that I read during the month for sharing with my colleagues and client’s coworkers, I might just as well share them here. Have fun reading them. Virtual Panel: Code-to-Test Ratios, TDD and BDD A great discussion by the authorities on TDD, B...

July 20, 2012

If you write an article about TDD, make sure it is correct

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I spend a majority of my private time reading articles and blog posts, having discussions on Twitter, or engaging in conversations on conferences and community events. I'm realistic enough to understand that my opinions are not necessarily the truth, so I use those opportunities to challenge my o...

July 19, 2012