December 2008 Entries

Unit Testing 101 - Part 2 - Why must we be careful?

So if Unit testing is a safety net why must we be careful?  The answer is two part  in my experience.  The first reason is quite simple.  Imagine that you are swinging along on your trapeze without a care in the world. You have a safety net underneath you after all so why worry right?  You have the freedom to do whatever you want.  Until you fall.  And then all of the sudden you find out that  our safety net we had invested so much trust into doesn’t actually work as well as we had thought.  There...

Unit Testing 101...

I promise to continue this soon.. I've been busy preparing for Edmonton Code Camp and ended up getting a little sick at it so my energy levels are a bit low.