A Coder, a Programmer, a Hacker, a Developer and a Computer Scientist Walk Into a Venn Diagram

** New Typemock Isolator is our DeLorean DMC-12 to your inner Marty McFly – Give it a (unit)-test drive now ** A friend of @shanselman asked on Facebook “I want to learn how to code. How and where ...

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How to Hire a Programmer? (by Jeff Atwood)

With 2013 coming to a close, one new year’s resolution can be to find a new job.  We really like Jeff Atwood‘s guide to hiring a programmer (his post was written in 2012 but it’s always ...

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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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Ancient Polynesian Computer Language?

Ancient Polynesian Computer Language?

Polynesian islanders spoke the language of computers centuries before the first programmer was born! It seems that inhabitants of Mangareva Island in French Polynesia created their own particular hybrid of decimal and binary number systems ...

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Saluting This Week’s Most Popular Posts

Saluting This Week’s Most Popular Posts

If you missed out on all the action in real-time, here’s our summary of everything that was web-hot this week, and resonated with our Twitter and Facebook followers.  If you don’t want to miss out, follow us ...

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Isolator Reviews – All Thumbs are Up

Isolator Reviews – All Thumbs are Up

Hey, we know Isolator is the best unit testing solution and mocking framework around, but why take our word for it? Over the past year, programmers have written about their personal experience working with Isolator… And ...

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25 Top Quotes about Software Development, Agile, TDD, Unit Testing & Software Quality

For the past year @Typemock have tweeted a daily quote. Here are the top 25, which our Twitter followers liked the best! Follow us on Twitter for more quotes and other interesting programming stuff! @Typemock “Algorithmic ...

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How Do You Rank? Programmer Salary Survey

Dr. Dobb’s published its annual Developer Salary Survey for 2013. Survey shows that after being stagnant for 2 years, salaries are on the rise again, mainly due to the recovering economy.  Testers and software developers ...

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Programming Families: How Kids are Like Software, and What the Government Could Learn From It

WNYC Radio profiles Bruce Feiler and his family. To deal with the stress of modern family life, they went agile. Inspired by agile software programming, Feiler introduces family practices which encourage flexibility, bottom-up idea flow, ...

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Has a lack of unit testing contributed to the ObamaCare failure?

Has a lack of unit testing contributed to the ObamaCare failure?

** Isolator is our DeLorean DMC-12 to your inner Marty McFly – Give it a (unit)-test drive now ** I’m sure you’ve read by now how the bugged-up healthcare site has caused ridiculously low registration to the new ...

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