Intro to Unit Testing 5: Invading Legacy Code in the Name of Testability

If, in the movie Braveheart, the Scots had been battling a nasty legacy code base instead of the English under Edward Longshanks, the conversation after the battle at Stirling between Wallace and minor Scottish noble MacClannough might have gone like this: Wallace: We have prevented new bugs in the code Continue reading

Proposal: A Law of Performance Citation

I anticipate this post being fairly controversial, though that’s not my intention. I imagine that if it wanders its way onto r/programming it will receive a lot of votes and zero points as supporters and detractors engage in a furious, evenly-matched arm-wrestling standoff with upvotes and downvotes. Or maybe three Continue reading