Verbally Flimzy

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The False Dichotomies of Automated Testing

Posted on August 24, 2017

This is the first in a series of posts about automated testing for software developers. I’ve been fascinated by this thing called “programming” since I first learned I could enter BASIC programs into my family’s Commodore 64 when I was 8 years old. I became a full-time software developer in 2006.

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Filed under: automated-testing best-practices Programming Work

Question to fellow programmers: Do you like auto-complete?

Posted on October 20, 2016

Atom’s tab-completion drives me nuts. I’ve always found auto-complete to be an insanity-inducing feature in my programming text editor. Inevitably, it causes me to type the wrong thing, or hit TAB too many times. Enter-complete I find to be even more infuriating. But auto-complete, especially in text editors designed for programmers, is often very a elaborate feature.

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Filed under: best-practices Programming text-editors