Monthly Archives: March 2012

Charge for bad code?

So let’s throw out a quick idea that we have batted around a bit internally. What if Mighty Moose were to be free? What if we were only to charge you for two features inside of the software that are … Continue reading 

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How to make your build faster

I did an informal survey a while ago and the results were frankly abysmal. I cannot understand how people work in such environments. I am ADD, if I have a feedback cycle more than a few seconds I have already … Continue reading 

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Code Coverage [2]

Yesterday I wrote about some of the issues I find with code coverage being shown in a UI. More often than not displaying code coverage leads to a false sense of security. We have made a conscious decision to not … Continue reading 

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Code Coverage

One of our most frequently asked questions about Mighty Moose is why do we not do line by line code coverage. We have the capability of doing it, it would take a few weeks to make sure sequence points are … Continue reading 

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Nepal

Some people have asked that I drop up some occasional posts about places I go. I will only post them here not to code better. Last week we went to Nepal for a quick vacation. It is gorgeous, I highly … Continue reading 

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Why did I work on Mighty Moose?

A few months ago Eric Evans asked me a very interesting question. Why did I spend so much time working on Mighty Moose? You would think my time would be better focused on DDD or CQRS type stuff. I worked … Continue reading 

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Events and Generic Formats

There was some interesting discussion before I left for Nepal about Event Stores. The general question is “can you have a generic event log similar to a transaction log in a database”. A related question is what is the difference … Continue reading 

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Gary

So I introduced Gary last night. Gary let’s you know when tests are slow. There are a crapload metric crapload of new pieces of functionality in the release coming out today. Tooltip support over much of the system giving information … Continue reading 

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Pair Programming Harmful?

There was an interesting article over on tech crunch today. It discussed Harvard and Professor and surgeon Atul Gawande’s recent TED talk. It also goes into arguments on whether pairing is better or worse for creativity. Very interesting article overall. … Continue reading 

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Application Analytics

Mighty Moose is nearing release. One of the new items that we have built into it is some user tracking. The user tracking is extremely benign (we are tracking some various usage scenarios of how people are using the software). … Continue reading 

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