Over a lunch break today I pulled down Fitnesse and started it up. I used it in two sessions at Software Development 2005, but I haven’t gotten a chance to really run through it on my own since then. I’m hoping it’s a simple enough framework to really automate some acceptance tests. The wiki interface [...]
Working through some nasty NullPointer exceptions on a project now. It was a fairly well done project, no unit tests but run as an experimental Scrum project and all of the developers were fairly good about testing the apps by hand. Way too much deployment to Tomcat, but it seemed to meet the requirements and [...]
A problem that crops up over and over again in my world is that a developer or two completes their coding assignments on a project and the project moves into a formal testing cycle. If the developer has done a quality job and done a lot of unit testing the code base is likely to [...]
I don’t know how typical my status meetings are. I knew from attending numerous status meetings at past jobs what I didn’t like, long pointless reporting of status that everyone generally already knows. So here’s how mine go:
Scheduled for 30 minutes, but typically run 15 minutes. Monday every week unless there’s a holiday in [...]
Recently ran across a blog entry where Rob Lambert asked if anyone was actually using JSF? My initial experience is I don’t know anyone using it for any real project. Struts is pretty common, I occasionally here about something like Velocity, but never JSF.
I remember looking into local training classes when I thought [...]