GREG MAJOR

Lies and misinformation about computers and life

09 December 2015

How I Structure Unit Tests

There are likely as many conventions for unit test structure as there are programmers. However, for the past few years I’ve used a slightly modified version of one I found in Phil Haack’s Structuring Unit Tests blog post. It goes like this:

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02 September 2015

Basic Online Security

Let’s face it, most of us don’t put enough emphasis on day-to-day online privacy and security. We’re just happy when we have a decent wireless connection and our favorite browser with all the bells and whistles. The unfortunate truth, however, is that we’re living in a world where personal privacy and online security are serious concerns. The trouble is that most people don’t know where to begin. Here are a few things you can do to make your online travels just a little bit (or a whole lot) safer.

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29 June 2015

Domain Driven Design!

For quite some time I’ve had this ridiculous notion of explaining some of the most often misunderstood yet core concepts of domain driven design in a lighthearted comic strip form. Why? Well, I’m just strange like that sometimes. At any rate, I haven’t had the combination of vision, time, or tools to actually do it. That is, until today.

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13 May 2015

Ubersicht? Ja!

For the longest time I wasn’t a fan of desktop widgets. Namely because I never saw my desktop since it was always covered with applications. That changed when I discovered Hocus Focus, a neat utility that automagically hides windows that have been inactive for however long you specify. I was skeptical at first, but now I’m a believer.

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