Isolator++ Now Supports x64 bit!

Isolator++ gets a lot of attention these days, especially since we’ve added x64 bit support. One of the feature requests we got was for an API for faking private static methods, while simulating a returned-by-reference parameter. While I ...

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Isolator V7.4.3 Unleashed!

Isolator V7.4.3 Unleashed!

  ** Isolator is packed with productivity-enhancing features. Give it a (unit)-test-drive now ** Ring in the new year with a fresh release of Isolator! Great tools help remove the obstacles for you to work more effectively. ...

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Mask of the Red Build

Mask of the Red Build

Do we always have to be 100% green, all tests passing? Can we decide to live for a while with a red build? Let me tell you a story. A while ago, we had a ...

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Icy Pyramids and Agile Ice Cream

Icy Pyramids and Agile Ice Cream

Coming back from Agile Testing Days 2013 (you can read my personal impressions here), I thought this would be a good opportunity to talk about cold, triangly-shaped things. Exhibit A is from Andrea Tomasini’s keynote ...

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Brief History Of Continuous Integration

For the last few years, continuous integration (CI) has become so much a part of my everyday life, I rarely think about how much of a jump it was to get there. So let me ...

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Tinkering About… (Continuous Integration On My Mind)

Tinkering About… (Continuous Integration On My Mind)

  ** Interested in Continuous Integration? Watch our webinar “Set Up Your CI Project with TFS 2012 in 45 Minutes or Less” ** In the last few days, I was playing with a new CI ...

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My First TDD Experience

My First TDD Experience

** Want to try TDD, but don’t know how to start? Watch our webinar “Intro to TDD“ ** I sometimes tell the following story to illustrate what unit testing and TDD are really all about: people. ...

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Stop Sorting Your Tests

Stop Sorting Your Tests

When asked about what makes a test a unit test, I usually skip over the “tests a small part of the code”. I usually go for the “quick feedback” answer. I worry more about how ...

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What would YOU DoInstead? The Sequel

What would YOU DoInstead? The Sequel

So last time, I showed you how to do something before a method is called. That’s nice but what if you want to do something after it’s called? Let’s look again at the code under ...

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What would YOU DoInstead?

What would YOU DoInstead?

I often describe DoInstead as the 10lb/kg hammer to change behavior – if all fails, and any other API doesn’t help use it. I want to give you a couple of examples on different occasions ...

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