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Neues Zitat: reliability through simplicity

The price of reliability is the pursuit of the utmost simplicity. Sir Charles Antony Richard (C. A. R.) Hoare, zitiert in „Out of the Tarpit“ Weitere Zitate gibt’s in der Zitatsammlung. Eine Liste der neuesten Zitate gibt es auch.

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self-documenting method-names

Obviously, the guy had been reading about method-names that should be self-documenting. The chapter on method-parameters was still to come… 😉 [codesyntax lang=“java“] private bool CheckIfValidationCollectionContainsItemAndAddItemWhereAppropriate(Item i, ICollection c) { // do something with i… } [/codesyntax]

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Code-Formatting – WTF

Is it just me or is that way of formatting code – ehm – unreadable: string objectTypeName = someObject.GetType ().ToString (); I am currently in a state where I can hardly look at code like that. It feels so separate, unrelated. What do you think? There are quite some links and content in the DenkzeitWiki: […]

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Neues Zitat: Testen ist wie Abnehmen – es wird nicht besser, indem man sich häufiger wiegt

Testing by itself does not improve software quality. Test results are an indicator of quality, but in and of themselves, they don’t improve it. Trying to improve software quality by increasing the amount of testing is like trying to lose weight by weighing yourself more often. What you eat before you step onto the scale […]

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