Introduction The focus of this writing is on the appropriate amount of unit test coverage in legacy code. As a definition of legacy code, I defer to Michael Feathers’ description: code without tests. Common questions about code coverage are how much is
Microsoft has named Dan Piessens, a software consultant with Centare, a Patterns & Practices (P&P) Champion for 2013. A prestigious recognition, Piessens is the only P&P Champion from the Midwestern U.S. According to Microsoft, champions are chosen for advising Microsoft
I recently presented on Enterprise Level Integration and System Testing in an Agile Environment at few locations. Whenever I discuss agile testing, I am asked several questions that expose various misunderstandings about agile testing. Myth–Testers may not get detailed requirement documentation
BROOKFIELD, WI, October 20, 2012 – More than 30 technology enthusiasts gathered at Centare’s headquarters for the fall hack-a-thon. Working independently or in small teams, developers tried their hand at real-time programming using provided Netduino and Raspberry Pi platform boards. “If Milwaukee
Why Scala? Over the past few years Scala has matured and gained significant momentum. A number of big name social media companies and financial institutions are using Scala for business critical applications. The community and open source ecosystem around Scala
Microsoft’s Matt Nunn demos vNext – expanded features and capabilities for ALM in Visual Studio 11.
In “ALM State of the Nation,” Forrester Research VP Mike Gilpin shares the dirty truth about ALM and what needs to happen to make it a key transformation component in modern software delivery organizations.
Microsoft Sr. User Experience Researcher Miki Konno demonstrates how to develop software in Agile sprints with Visual Studio.
Johnson Controls’ Scott Herman gives a real-world case study on integrating Scrum development into a Waterfall-based, manufacturing-centric engineering organization.