Being Scott Densmore

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  • Blog Post: Visual Studio Team Developer - Undocumented feature in Unit Testing

    During my whirl-wind tour of Whidbey I am taking the ride using VSTD (there is a joke ther somewhere <STD>). Coming from NUnit / and VS 2003, I was used to dealing with configuration through the configuration file myassembly.dll.config. Now that I am using the tests from VS and looking...
  • Blog Post: "You Big Dummy"

    Why is it that I like to make things hard on myself? I was doing some refactoring a class method ["Introduce Parameter Object"] and decided that I would just change the signature, rename the method, blah blah blah in one shot, why not, I was already there. I can just hear Fred Sanford saying "You Big...
  • Blog Post: You Get What You Pay For

    Brian Button was looking at some code today and saw this as a test... adRolesProvider = null; Assert.IsNull(adRolesProvider); Enough said. UPDATE: Just to be clear... Brian didn't write the test... just found it.
  • Blog Post: ReSharper .85 is out

    .84 was a huge performance improvement. I am hoping that this will even be better. My question of the day… will I miss this in Whidbey?
  • Blog Post: Resharper

    I have been using Resharper for a while and until now I have stopped using it, but with version .83 I am very excited. Extract method is here… and it works. I am still a little upset with the loading of the solution and it seems to take a while to parse, but that aside, I am in love. I am so happy...
  • Blog Post: Can I Get a Tester?

    What makes a good tester? I have pondered this question for a while. I love testers because the make my code so much better, and I think they are extremely fascinating creatures J . In a current project that we are working on, we have invoked the power of Unit Testing and some parts of Test Driven Development...
  • Blog Post: Why Singletons are Evil

    While I did not write this, I totally agree with it. Brian Button is probably one of the most talented people I know, and I am sure he would love your feedback. 1) Singletons frequently are used to provide a global access point for some service. True, they do this, but at what cost? They provide a well...
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