Cleaning-out my “To Blog” file again…
- Handling data in service oriented systems
Edward Bakker applies lessons learned from TechEd Europe.
- Enterprise architecture 10 common myths
In this article on The Enterprise Architecture Online User Group, Natty Gur shares his list of the 10 most common myths about EA.
- Microsoft Architects JOURNAL 5
SOA governance, Web service transports, and more.
- Web Applications: N-Tier vs. N-Layer
David Hayden does a follow-up to Rocky Lhotka’s post, Should all apps be n-tier?
- Creating Custom FXCop rules and altering existing ones – Part 1
Paul Glavich shares a project built in Beta 2 to save you time creating custom FxCop rules.
- (Amazing) Code Smell – GC.Collect()
Steve Hebert points to the garbage collector as a potential code smell.
- Introduction to Refactoring
Raymond Lewallen covers four common refactoring tasks.
- Profiling FAQ #5: Why are there two copies of my function in Instrumentation mode function report?
Steve Carroll’s continuing series of profiling FAQs.
- Profiling FAQ #6: Why does the profiler say Foo calls Bar, when I know it doesn’t!
Another profiling FAQ from Steve Carroll.
- The Consequences of Performance Optimizations
Recently, Cyrus Najmabadi was seeking feedback on a performance optimization in Visual Studio refactoring.
- How to profile signed assemblies in instrumentation mode
Ian Huff on how to profile signed binaries.
- Multiple profilers of managed code on the same machine. Why it is bad?
Maxim Goldin on fighting profilers.
- Off-road Profiling Windows Services
Angry Richard was written a detailed article on the how-to.
- NUnit Converter v0.5
James Newkirk has a new build of this useful utility.
- Unit Testing . NET Projects
Jay Flowers and Andrew Stopford cover unit testing with various tools, including Team System.
- Qualities of a Good Unit Test
Jeremy Miller quickly covers five qualities of a good unit test.
- Generating Unit Tests…
Mickey Gousset continues his walkthrough of Team System.
- Initialization and Cleanup for Unit Tests in Team System Developer
Cindy Brucato shows how to tweak the TestInitialize and TestCleanup methods for class and assembly-level initialization.
- The Test Feasability Matrix
Roy Osherove’s article covers where to start when writing unit tests for legacy code.
- Unit Testing Best Practices
From Roy Osherove.
- Unit test readability should not come in place of maintainability – they go hand in hand
Roy Osherove dishes some advice on writing unit tests.
- Power Session on Writing Good Code
Thom Robbins presented on the code profiler & unit testing.
- Succeed with TDD by designing with TDD
Jeremy Miller connects Test-Driven Development with Test-Driven Design.
- Start with a “correctly” failing test
Jeremy Miller emphasizes the need for a unit test to fail for the right reason before writing the code to “fix” it.
- TDD Deisgn Starter Kit
Another one from Jeremy Miller, this time gathering some of his previous TDD articles for your reading pleasure.
- OdeToCode Blogs – The Problem with Test Driven Development
K. Scott Allen opines that planning to fail is a hurdle for TDD.
- Using VSTS to do Test Driven Development
Michael Koltachev shows how to use the stuff he helped create.
- The Perfect Bug
The Team System Quality Tools team on filing bugs.
- Looking at the Web Test
Thom Robbins dives into Team System Web Testing.
- A Taxonomy of Tests
Jeremy Miller explores the many varied kinds of testing.
- Good luck NASA, or “The Dreaded No Repro”
Jason Barile on reproducing problems so that you can fix them.
- software testing resources
Eric Jarvi shares a site with a ton of software QA information.
- How a single software bug froze SBS, and cost Trend $8 million
Dana Epp relates a story of a very expensive bug.
Still to come – my stuff for project managers and Team Foundation items of interest.