Scott Louvau's Blog

Automated Testing of UI, and Visual Web Developer.

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    What is an SDET?

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    You might be wondering what exactly an "SDET" is. Microsoft has a few core "disciplines" who participate in software development: Program Managers (PMs), Software Design Engineers (SDEs, or Devs), and Software Design Engineers in Test (SDETs, or Testers...
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    Regex Builder

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    Regex Builder has moved to a new home, and I've released a new 2.05 version with a few fixes and new features. It now offers a VB or C# preview of the code to run the expression (automatically escaping string terminators in the target language) and offers...
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    Regex Builder

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    One thing I'd better post about is a tool I've written and posted on the Internet, Regex Builder. You can find it on a GotDotNet workspace . In my own work (testing my parts of Visual Studio) I frequently work with strings, and I've discovered that Regular...
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    Who am I?

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    My name is Scott Louvau, and I'm an SDET on the Visual Web Developer team at Microsoft. I'm blogging to talk about my work and my product, and about some aspects of my personal life as well. I'm interested in connecting with my peers and my customers...
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    The Best Question To Ask

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    With a doubt, the one question that's done the most to make me a better programmer (and person) is "What will they say?" I wish I'd known about it when I first started working. Nothing makes you seem smart and prepared quite like having heard the question...
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    College Interview Feedback

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    I just returned from a college recruiting trip to Simon Fraser University in Canada, where I met a number of great students. The trip reminded me of common problems people have in technical interviews and the biggest things which I think helped me to...
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    The Skills

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    You decide you want to become the best Software Engineer you can be. You start working on your coding and debugging and code design skills, and you get great at them, but you are still not there. There are many skills you need to be a great programmer...
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