Archive for July, 2006

Joel, I want a pony; Thanks!

[Developers] also want M&Ms for breakfast and a pony. Joel On Software: Private Offices Redux

I don’t often agree with Joel’s theories of software development management but things are changing… Joel, give me M&M’s for breakfast and a pony and I’m yours.

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Project Layout: What’s in a name?

We’re laying out a project now and trying to choose container name for the “that part of the project that where the developers live” as opposed to the “place where the testers test stuff lives”. Using “core” seems so bland… but so far I can’t seem to convince anyone to name it “bedrock”, “presupposition” [...]

AJAX Test Driven Development with Selenium

Selenium, it’s all the rage right now because it makes cross browser web application testing simple and easy. What you probably didn’t think it did was make AJAX Test Driven Development Possible, but it does:

Based on selenium, jsunit, we actually can develop javascript application in a TDD way. The recently [...]

Is Fitnesse ready for the Enterprise? It’s getting there.

I found Is Fitnesse Ready for Enterprise? by Naresh Jian today and was impressed to see that he’s rounded up answers for the most common complaints from those new to Fitnesse. I’m going to throw my feedback into this loop and hope to see the community respond. So what is Fitnesse missing? [...]

Fitnesse, FitLibrary DoFixtures and Selenium: A winning combination.

Jeremy D. Miller wrote two excellent posts that take you step-by-step through the creation of an acceptance test suite using Fitnesse, Selenium and Fitlibrary.

Create a Testing DSL with FitNesse and Selenium (Part 1) Create a Testing DSL with FitNesse and Selenium (Part 2)

In the two posts you’ll see how these pieces were combined to test. [...]