Keep Critical Values In Your Tests
One of the keys to a well-written unit test is clarity. A great unit test should be short, focused on a single use case, easy to read, and free from noise or complex setup. Here, I will talk briefly about where the critical values should live, inside a test.
Compose Your Software
For any non-trivial program to grow in maintainable manner, it must be composed of structures, and small substructures, and even smaller substructures. There are several different prevailing paradigms about HOW you should compose your software. Here is a brief overview of the different types of software composition.
How Slack Harms Projects
Presently, real-time communication tools such as Slack are very popular in business environments. However, use of these tools creates a culture that harms projects. It negatively impacts planning accuracy, implementation quality, product refinements, and design quality. I will tell you about the many issues created by real-time messaging in workplaces, and how to remedy your work culture.
Internal Tickets Create Misery
“Open a ticket.” How often have you heard that phrase at work? When working with freelancers and other companies, creating a ticket is the beginning of something great. When opening a ticket with another department at your company, everyone is headed for a bad time. What makes internal ticket systems so painful? How can they be fixed?