I don’t normally do link posts, but sitting in the JetBlue terminal at JFK at 6:30 in the morning isn’t conducive to writing original content.
- Raganwald talks about Another problem with problems with design patterns. In a way, it continues my argument that we need language improvements in .Net as much or more than more libraries. A more expressive language with more powerful idioms equals less code. Less code all the time with a better language versus less code if the libraries that Microsoft added are usable in your exact situation. Hmm.
- From the guys at Mock Objects comes Listen to the tests. Several good posts actually. We’ve had some conversations on the altdotnet list about difficulty in unit testing being a code smell. I need to pay more attention to this. I’m seeing this popup far too often in my MVP implementations.
- From Nat Pryce, Allowing tests to drive development. Opening up the TypeMock argument once again with this quote:
“Break dependencies in unit tests only with techniques that I would be willing to use in the production code.”