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Test Driven Specifications

spiderSeveral years ago, long before the community was actively talking about Test Driven Development, I worked for a short time at a company as a “bug fixer.”  That was my role.  They had hired me because they had some software that was “basically done” but “had some issues.”  It should only take a few weeks.… Read the rest

Why Don’t You Practice Test First Development?

...compile and registrate Csharp dllI would have said “Test Driven Development” but I want to make it clear that what I’m talking about is writing test first, or at least simultaneous to writing the code.  Not sometime after, even if that after is immediately after.… Read the rest

Still think Ternary operators are evil?

OK, I’ve seen a lot of the VB guys complaining that using the ternary operator (which VB.NET just got as of 3.5) makes the code unclear.  To which I’ve said said, and continue to say, “Yes of course, if used incorrectly.”

Date Change For “TESTING WEB APPLICATIONS WITH SELENIUM, NUNIT AND .NET”

Last week I mentioned that I will be presenting “TESTING WEB APPLICATIONS WITH SELENIUM, NUNIT AND .NET” at the .NET User’s group.

I just wanted to let you all know the date has changed and I will now be presenting on February 17 instead of on the 11th.… Read the rest

Testing Web Applications with Selenium, NUnit and .NET

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Selenium I’m presenting “Testing Web Applications with Selenium, NUnit and .NET” at the .NET User’s Group in CT http://www.ctdotnet.org/ on Feb 11.

Topics include:

  • Where did Selenium come from?
  • How to get started fast.
  • Reading Page Source
  • Clicking DOM elements
  • Using Selenium for AJAX based applications
  • Testing on multiple browsers
  • Separating test from the Page
  • Keeping your test DRY
  • Anything Javascript can do, Selenium can do too.