Do I need to list Unit Testing on my resume?

29. April 2012 Uncategorized 0
Let me start by disclosing something: I don’t write tests as often as I should. I’ve done a ton more unit testing, specifically TDD, in the past 6 months than I probably have the rest of my life. However, sometimes I still fall back in to my “old ways” of just trying to cram code ...

How I handled a new code base

19. April 2012 One-Time 1
A month or two back I was checking out various validators for .NET.  I wasn’t doing MVC and didn’t want to try the workarounds to use Dat Model Validations, but at the same time, I didn’t really want to write a lot of validation code. As I looked through NuGet to see what was out ...

Integration testing OpenRasta

07. April 2012 Howto 10
Mostly this is just for me as a reminder.  Daniel Irvine has a good post on how to test RESTful services. What it means for me is I now have a code block like this:

How WebAPI highlights that .NET developers suck

04. April 2012 Uncategorized 0
Brief History A couple months back, Microsoft came out with a big announcement. As they continue to work on the ASP.NET platform, and release MVC version 4, they also released a new product called ASP.NET Web API.  The day it was released to beta there were already several blog posts talking about how great it was and ...

Apologize or Shutup

03. April 2012 Rant 0
There’s been a bit of a dustup over Zynga acquiring another social gaming company.  If you hadn’t heard, check out the details, including a response from the CEO. A couple things that struck me about this story. Keep It To Yourself Before Sunday, I had never heard of Shay Pierce. That name meant absolutely nothing. But ...