Eric Lee

Thoughts on Agile development, Scrum, ALT.NET, and whatever else comes to mind.

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    Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Software Doom

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    Update: this blog is no longer active. For new posts and RSS subscriptions, please go to http://saintgimp.org . I want to expand a bit more on something I mentioned in my last post about not piling new code on top of old code. At various times in...
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    Source Code Is A Liability, Not An Asset

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    Update: this blog is no longer active. For new posts and RSS subscriptions, please go to http://saintgimp.org . In my previous job, I once scribbled something on a window that caused a bit of head-scratching by people who read it: “Source...
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    Formalism vs. Hermeneutics

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    Update: this blog is no longer active. For new posts and RSS subscriptions, please go to http://saintgimp.org . I’m about 2/3rds of the way through Object Thinking by David West. I picked it up on Mo Khan’s recommendation and it’s...
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    Thank You

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    Update: this blog is no longer active. For new posts and RSS subscriptions, please go to http://saintgimp.org . I attended the Alt.Net Seattle conference this weekend and thoroughly enjoyed it. There were lots of interesting sessions, which was great...
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    Employment is Such Sweet Sorrow

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    Update: this blog is no longer active. For new posts and RSS subscriptions, please go to http://saintgimp.org . I’m back in the saddle again! Turns out that not having to go to work every day has its advantages, which I’ll sorely miss,...
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    Book Recommendation: Fearless Change

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    Update: this blog is no longer active. For new posts and RSS subscriptions, please go to http://saintgimp.org . Apropos of the topic of change, I recently picked up the book Fearless Change by Mary Lynn Manns and Linda Rising. This is a pattern-oriented...
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    Do Not Exceed The Maximum Safe Rate Of Change

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    Update: this blog is no longer active. For new posts and RSS subscriptions, please go to http://saintgimp.org . About a year and a half ago, shortly after I discovered Scrum, TDD, dependency injection, mocking frameworks, design patterns, and many...
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    WTB [Job] x1 PST

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    Update: this blog is no longer active. For new posts and RSS subscriptions, please go to http://saintgimp.org . Well, hmmm. In case anyone missed the news last week, Microsoft had its first-ever big layoff . Unfortunately, I was caught in the landslide...
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    BDD Specification Extensions

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    Update: this blog is no longer active. For new posts and RSS subscriptions, please go to http://saintgimp.org . A few people have asked me for more details on the specification extension methods we use to make our BDD tests more readable. As I mentioned...
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    Handling Exception in BDD-style Tests

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    Update: this blog is no longer active. For new posts and RSS subscriptions, please go to http://saintgimp.org . Exceptions cause problems with BDD-style tests in the MSTest environment. The MSTest [ExpectedException] doesn’t work well in this...
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    BDD With MSTest

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    Update: this blog is no longer active. For new posts and RSS subscriptions, please go to http://saintgimp.org . In my previous post I mentioned that I was writing BDD-style unit tests in the standard MSTest environment that’s part of Visual Studio...
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    Writing Unit Tests That People Can Read

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    Update: this blog is no longer active. For new posts and RSS subscriptions, please go to http://saintgimp.org . There’s a great quote from Refactoring: Improving the Design Of Existing Code: “Any fool can write code that a computer...
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    Alt.NET Seattle 2009 Conference is on!

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    Update: this blog is no longer active. For new posts and RSS subscriptions, please go to http://saintgimp.org . If you want to attend the Alt.NET Seattle 2009 Conference , better hurry up and register. Only 29 seats left as of this writing!
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    Testing, Engineering, and Games

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    Update: this blog is no longer active. For new posts and RSS subscriptions, please go to http://saintgimp.org . Before I get into technical subjects, I should briefly outline the context in which I do my work. Microsoft Game Studios publishes games...
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    (tap) (tap) Is this thing on?

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    Update: this blog is no longer active. For new posts and RSS subscriptions, please go to http://saintgimp.org . It’s Jeremy Miller’s fault . I’ve been on a blog-reading binge for about two years now, mostly focused on Agile project...
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