Steve Rowe's Blog

Ruminations on Computing - Programming, Test Development, Management and More

August, 2008

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    Code Review Options

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    There are many ways to conduct a code review.  Here are a few ways I've seen it done and the advantages and disadvantages of each. Over-the-Shoulder Reviews Walk over to someone's office or invite them to yours and walk them through the code. ...
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    Code Review Rights and Responsibilities

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    Code reviews are an important part of any project's health.  They are able to find and correct code defects before making it into the product and thus spare everyone the pain of having to find them and take them out.  They are also relatively...
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    The Company You Work For Matters

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    In an episode of Stack Overflow Podcast, Jeff Atwood made an interesting point.  He spoke of the difference between companies that deliver code as their product (like Microsoft) and companies who use code to support other business interests (the...
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    Test Code Must Be As Solid As Dev Code

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    All good development projects follow certain basic practices to ensure code quality.  They use source control, get code reviewed, build daily, etc.  Unfortunately, sometimes even when the shipping product follows these practices, the test team...
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    Cause of "Internet Explorer cannot open the Internet Site" found

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    Perhaps you, like me saw a rash of sites giving the error "Internet explorer cannot open the Internet Site" yesterday. At first I thought one of my machines was messed up. Then I saw it on another machine. This one running XP. A virus perhaps? I can't...
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