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Failed to build gem native extension on Windows

So there I was lovely new computer, I installed Ruby 193, old tests which needed it, don’t ask, and of cause the ruby dev kit, then a quick bundle install and I will be ready to go, but instead I … Continue reading

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Adding An Id!

Ready to start again with Red? Looking back at our requirements next I see that the basket should have a unique id, at the moment I have no clue about where I am going to store the baskets so there … Continue reading

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Mocks in Ruby and Zen Test on windows with Growl

These are notes mainly for me, so excuse the jumping around of topics in this post, I have been re-reading the book “Continuous Testing” by Ben Randy and Rod Coffin. The Twitter gem used in the first example has changed … Continue reading

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SpecSalad Part 2

In the last post I completed the start game feature, In this part I am going to be working on the submit guess feature. Feature: Code-breaker submits guess     The codebreaker submits a guess of four numbers.     The game marks the … Continue reading

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Arguments For Agile

Corey Haines keynote at ACE (Agile Central Europe) puts succinctly why agile works, it’s a great keynote, and I am noting it here mainly for my own future reference, but it is well worth watching. http://vimeo.com/22487205

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Reading and Doing

As I wrap up my time here at JobServe, I thought it might be helpful to put together a short list of books, videos, tools and blogs, that I have found useful in my own personal journey into the world … Continue reading

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Spec Flow and Friends 4

Machine Specifications has a structure that follows the Arrange Act Assert work flow using ‘establish’, ‘because’ and one or more ‘it’ methods.  That’s great if what you are trying to specify falls neatly into the AAA pattern but what happens … Continue reading

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