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ALM Practices Part 3: Unit Testing & TDD

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What is it? In essence, Test Driven Development (TDD) is a practice in which the interface and the behavior of a component is designed while writing a unit test. In other words, you typically start writing a test case and define the exact members, behavior and names on the fly. In fact, the wor...

March 2, 2010

Fluent Assertions released on CodePlex

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About a year ago, me and some other colleagues started to create a simple framework for verifying the outcome of unit tests in a more natural way. Martin Opdam already blogged about this in June and since then we have been adding some minor features. A few weeks ago I discovered the much more po...

March 1, 2010

Slides and demo code dotNed event February 27th

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As promised, you can review the slides from yesterday’s DotNed event on Software Development Practices from here, and you can download the source code from here. Notice that you need Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2, the Silverlight 4 Beta tools and the Silverlight 4 Beta Toolkit November 2009 to run i...

February 28, 2010

DotNED event on software development practices was awesome

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It’s Sunday morning and I’m looking back at an awesome DotNED event in Doorn. The location was very nice, the audience was a blast, and my two fellow speakers Jonne Kats and Peter Hesseling did a great job.  Thanks to everybody for being there! Some of the statements made on Twitter for...

February 28, 2010

My first thoughts on WCF RIA Services

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While working on my demo code for my full-day talk on Software Development Practices in Practice I was a bit ambitious and introduced both Silverlight 4 and WCF RIA Services. Apart from the fact that the preparation caused a bit too much of my social live, I ran in some things I don’t really like...

February 26, 2010