Cucumber

Posted by on Aug 26, 2015 in Books | No Comments
Cucumber

I finally finished reading the “Cucumber book”. I started reading this book a while ago. Even before I finished reading it I was already convinced of the benefits of human readable executable specifications and started lobbying for its use in a project at work. I succeeded (partially). Cucumber is a ruby based test tool that focuses […]

Gang of Four interviewed 20 years later

Posted by on Jan 23, 2015 in Books, c++, interview | 3 Comments
Gang of Four interviewed 20 years later

The software engineering radio podcast has a very interesting interview with the Gang of Four members, from “Software Design Patterns” fame. It is roughly 75 minutes, but it is really nice seeing them comment on their book 20 years later. Here is a transcript I did of a portion of the podcast that I found […]

Bedside reading

Posted by on Dec 30, 2014 in Books | No Comments

I got this book for Christmas. It was on my wish list after a colleague of mine recommended it based on how awed I was with Uncle Bob’s Clean Code and Clean Coder. Wish me luck, I’m diving in!