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Roy Osherove

Roy Osherove's blog provides a variety of development topics with a focus on Agile development, unit testing, hardcore .NET topics (Winforms, threading, reflection, regular expressions) and more. The blog has been online for over 5 years and gets an average 47,000 unique views per month.
Roy's also shares insights from his book on unit testing: "The Art Of Unit Testing". More info at : http://the.artofunittesting.com/


ISerializable | 28 Jan 2014 18:34

Photo and Video Backup Strategy: Why I am not likely to ever lose my family photos and videos from the last 10 years in the next 10 years.Subscribe to this feed

Roy Osherove writes "....Here is the way I backup my photos> First I use dropbox for “immediate” backup of the last month Then I use PictureLife as a full backup and viewing service Then I use Amazon Glacier for “cold storage” For my stuff I sell I use..."
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ISerializable | 23 Nov 2013 12:38

Fifteen things I look for in an Isolation frameworkSubscribe to this feed

Roy Osherove writes "....Is the framework strict or non strict by default? Hopefully non strict. Is everything called a mock? Hopefully not. a fake? mock/stub differentiation? Does it have recursive fakes? Hopefully. How good are the error messages? What is the test style?..."
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ISerializable | 20 Oct 2013 12:26

Looking for a new adventure and challenging work in 2014Subscribe to this feed

Roy Osherove writes "....TLDR; If you think I would be useful to your company in the US or in Europe as an Architect, Team Leader, Senior Developer, CTO, Trainer or any other role where I can make a real difference - maybe we can work together, starting around summer..."
Read more »  Looking for a new adventure and challenging work in 2014


ISerializable | 18 Oct 2013 13:34

$11,000Subscribe to this feed

Roy Osherove writes "....That is what I earned on my book for software team leaders before it was even finished. This august I finished writing and publishing my first self-published book. Last month I got done adding a print and an audio edition of that book. So far, two..."
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ISerializable | 16 Oct 2013 10:23

Video: Unit Testing and TDD – Why You Should Care and How to Make It HappenSubscribe to this feed

Roy Osherove writes "....A few weeks ago I spent a few days in Germany and got the opportunity to speak at the siemens healthcare testing conference. I talked about why we usually fail to introduce new paractices into an organization and explained influence forces and how..."
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ISerializable | 14 Oct 2013 17:54

Video - Refactoring and Design Skills for Test Driven DevelopmentSubscribe to this feed

Roy Osherove writes "....Last week I presented a keynote and a talk at the London Software Architect conference. Here is the video I recorded from my laptop during my talk about refactoring. I hope you find it useful...."
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ISerializable | 03 Oct 2013 12:31

Looking for promising .NET developers for my current projectSubscribe to this feed

Roy Osherove writes "....I am currently in Norway, Oslo area, and involved in a very interesting project. Both architecturally and in terms of teams and cross communication of a big product. We are looking for good .NET developers to join, who I can then pair with and coach..."
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ISerializable | 15 Sep 2013 11:34

New Online Course: TDD and BDD in RubySubscribe to this feed

Roy Osherove writes "....If you are just coming into the Ruby community, you might think “man; everyone here does unit testing and TDD already”. But the truth is, that is very far from reality. Most people in Ruby seem to talk the talk, but very few that..."
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ISerializable | 19 Aug 2013 14:32

Book & Audio Book: Notes to a Software Team LeaderSubscribe to this feed

Roy Osherove writes "....If you are a software team leader, architect, scrum master or project leader, you might be interested in the book Notes to a Software Team Leader which I have just finished. The book contains important techniques and notes from some of the most..."
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ISerializable | 20 Jun 2013 11:52

Be a Book Reviewer for 'Notes to a Software Team Leader'Subscribe to this feed

Roy Osherove writes "....Want a free book? Willing to review it on Amazon when it is published? Willing to give me valueble feedback? Fill out this form. Loading…..."
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