« February 2011 | June 2011 Archives | July 2011 »

In response to @dhanji on unit testing

Dhanji over at Rethrick Construction has written an interesting piece on the value of unit testing. I agree with his conclusion; "So the next time someone comes to you saying let's write the tests first, or that we should aim for 80% code coverage, take it with a healthy dose of skepticism." But then I tend to take everything with a dose of skepticism...…

Movable Type upgrade annoyance

I've just upgraded Movable Type from 5.03 to 5.11. The upgrade itself went smoothly except for one thing. A recent fix to MT to remove an obscure HTML standard violation that Firefox was causing problems with means that permalinks with runs of dashes in them have been changed. You can see the full details here on the MT forums where I posted the bug report. This is more of an issue for me as I did the upgrade and then launched www.lockexplorer.com which uses the same MT installation as www.serverframework.com, www.jetbyte.com and www.lenholgate.com. The new site now has the…
« February 2011 | June 2011 Archives | July 2011 »

About this Archive

This page is an archive of entries from June 2011 listed from newest to oldest.

February 2011 is the previous archive.

July 2011 is the next archive.

I usually write about C++ development on Windows platforms, but I often ramble on about other less technical stuff...

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.

I have other blogs...

Subscribe to feed The Server Framework - high performance server development
Subscribe to feed Lock Explorer - deadlock detection and multi-threaded performance tools
Subscribe to feed l'Hexapod - embedded electronics and robotics