Hi there,I'm Nikolas Martens, freelancing Software Engineer, and this is my blog. I hope it contains something interesting for you. Enjoy the read!
Ever once in a while everything seems to fall into place and suddenly the connection between previously unconnected dots becomes obvious. During the last couple of days, I've had such a moment. In this article I describe the reasoning behind my conclusion that The Lean Start-Up, Agile Development, Specification ...read more
Building web applications with watoki
So Richard McIntyre (aka mackstar) created a BDD tool named ShouldIT (video) which led to a discussion between him and Konstantin Kudryashov (aka everzet), mostly comparing ShouldIT to Cucumber/Behat. For example in this gist.
Guess I'm jumping kinda late on the bandwagon here but I wanted to add ...read more
Specification by Example
In a previous post I argued against a testing monoculture and suggested to mix tests with different levels of integration. Since UI tests cannot test the system completey, but unit tests are often times too fine-grained to justify their investment, staying away from these extremes is often times the best ...read more
Three things happened during the last week that each increased my urge to write this article. The coincidence is almost uncanny.
- Monday: over the easter weekend I finally built a tool I've been meaning to build for over a year.
- Tuesday: I became responsible for releasing and quality of ...