Debugging 100

Universities typically title their introductory courses XYZ 101: Introduction to XYZ. Often, the 101 courses require that students have some basis of knowledge in the area (e.g. pre-algebra for a math 101 course, or some level of writing skills for an English 101 course). Where I went to school, these “pre-intro” courses were “100” courses -…

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A shell only a geek could love

There’s a bunch of stuff not about testing that I wanted to share or comment on. This is the first of two or three or four non-testing posts on my mind.   I recently installed Powershell (formerly known as monad). I played with the betas, but never really used it. The short story is that…

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Curly brace positioning redux.

I can’t say I didn’t enjoy the conversations around this question – it’s just that I only got two comments on my actual question.  People that want history can read the previous post – for all others (including any who want to “re-comment”), the question is simply this: What do you think of this brace…

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Quick survey on curly brace positioning

I absolutely don’t want to get into a debate over whether it is better to put curly braces on their own line or not, but I do have a question on indentation I’d like to throw at the masses (ok – all 7 of you). Generally, the curly brace debate boils down to these two examples:…

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