Welcome to the new pissing contest.Read More
I say to you that the VCR is to the American film producer and the American public as the Boston strangler is to the woman home alone. – Jack Valenti, former head of the MPAA
Ok, I may have misfired with the last video, but this is truly hilarious. It passed the “Wife Test” (the last one didn’t).Read More
My Contact Me page works again. Sorry for the prior inconvenience.Read More
UPDATE: For the most part, I think young Phil Haack is full of shit in these first two paragraphs. I definitely now think unit tests should NOT touch the database. Instead, I do separate those into a separate integration test suite, as I had suggested in the last paragraph. So maybe Young Phil wasn’t so full of shit after all.Read More
I noticed a recent check-in has added a
TimeOut property to the
RollBack attribute in MbUnit. Woohoo!
The problem with extremists is that they inevitably color the mainstream’s perception of a thing, whether it be a race, a culture, or a software development practice.Read More
For the longest time now, I’ve been a fan of MbUnit, but never really used it on a real project. In part, I stuck with NUnit despite MbUnit’s superiority because NUnit was the defacto standard.Read More
It rained the night before last night (with Thunder!) and it rained last night and it is still raining. I think the forces of nature conspire against me. I have no choice but to crawl up back into bed with a good book and listen to the rain. If a nap should overtake me, so be it.Read More
Writing proper custom exceptions can amount to a lot of busy work. Oh
sure, it’s easy to simply inherit from
System.Exception and stop
there. But try running that baby through FxCop or passing that exception
across AppDomains and you’re in for a world of hurt (hyperbole alert!).