Monthly Archives: August 2010

ATDD and Legacy systems

I’m going to give an introductory presentation about Acceptance Test Driven Development to our R&D unit next week. I’ve been harvesting the Internet for experience reports of applying ATDD to legacy systems to no avail. There are lot’s of basic presentations about it but nothing deeper and nothing regarding legacy code bases. So, with the

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Got: A New Pet Project

With thanks to Esko Luontola I now have a pet project. It’s called Dimdwarf. A direct descendant of RedDwarf but with some additional finery (the biggest difference being that managed references are invisible to the developer). The project was written in Java (some helper scripts with Ruby) but all the new code is written in

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Wanted: A Pet Project

I have a positive problem. I need something to code with Scala at home. I’m kind of bored with code kata’s though practice is never bad for you. I just want to do something with a meaning, something more challenging. Maybe even something that someone could use and benefit from. So, please suggest something! Existing

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Done done with my holidays

Four weeks. Gone. Darn, I could have stayed for longer but it is good to notice that I’m actually happy being back at work. Good stuff going on in here so no trouble of getting back to the rhythm. Well, It might take a day or too. Lot’s of things to catch up and remember.

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