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Monthly Archives: December 2007

Foundations of Programming – pt 7 (sorta) – ActiveRecord

You may be wondering what happened to part 6. Well, it’s still being worked on and should be available early next week. I wasn’t sure if there would be a part 7 and if so what it would be about … Continue reading 

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Foundations of Programming – Part 5 – Unit Testing

Throughout this series we’ve talked about the importance of testability and have looked at techniques to make it easier to test our system. It goes without saying that a major benefit of writing tests for our system is the ability … Continue reading 

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Foundations of Programming – pt 4 – Dependency Injection

It’s common to hear developers promote layering as a means to provide extensibility. The most common example, and one I used in Part 2 when we looked at interfaces, is the ability to switch out your data access layer in … Continue reading 

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Foundations of Programming – Part 3 – Persistence

Part 3 of the Foundations series has been posted on DotNetSlackers. You can see it at:http://dotnetslackers.com/articles/net/FoundationsOfProgrammingPersistence.aspx  This is an introduction to persistence using objects, which will be re-examined in a later part.  I’ve always believed that CodeBetter and communities like … Continue reading 

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