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 | 21 Dec 2015 17:40
Roy Osherove writes "....My off hours hobby is music production.
Here are similarities I see between coding and music production so far:
Code compiles into binary - midi is rendered into wav files
When producing music you need to take many breaks to get your ears..."
Read more » Music Production vs. Code Production
ISerializable | 30 Jan 2015 06:50
Roy Osherove writes "....I’m happy to report two new video courses that I just finished recording and publishing two new courses:
Automating All the Things with FinalBuilder
Commanding Total Commander
Both of these are tools that I rave about in almost any new..."
Read more » Two new Online Courses: Effective Total Command and FinalBuilder Training Videos
ISerializable | 25 Oct 2014 16:38
Roy Osherove writes "....I still get called out for some things I wrote in the first edition published in 2009. Some people might not be aware there is a 2nd edition out there, or are borrowing old copies. Lots has changed in my thinking about unit testing practices since..."
Read more » What's new and Changed in the Art of Unit Testing 2nd Edition
ISerializable | 07 Oct 2014 00:57
Roy Osherove writes "....After two years in amazing Norway, our Scandinavian adventure has been transformed into what I can only call so far as “The New Jersey Experience”. I’m here on an O-1 visa. I’m also open to doing part time training courses in..."
Read more » Why The Hell did you move to New Jersey, Roy?
ISerializable | 11 Jul 2014 08:31
Roy Osherove writes "....
I somehow forgot to blog about this, but it’s never too late. My new online course Beautiful Builds and Continuous Delivery patterns is now available and is $25 until the end of this month (July).
Here’s the course..."
Read more » New Online Course: Beautiful Builds and Continuous Delivery Patterns
ISerializable | 11 Jul 2014 08:22
Roy Osherove writes "....I got this question in the mail. I thought it was quite valid for many other people:
Trying to promote unit tests in a new work place: the “search” action from the UI goes through IOC container which calls a WCF..."
Read more » Should you write unit tests or integration tests?
ISerializable | 07 May 2014 20:36
Roy Osherove writes "....The Udemy Pyramid Scheme.
I’ve run several successfull courses on udemy (update: I’ve moved my courses over here now) back when they had a royalty rate of 90% revenue share per course. Then things started to change, to the..."
Read more » Why I stopped selling courses on udemy
ISerializable | 28 Jan 2014 18:34
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..."
Read more » 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.
ISerializable | 23 Nov 2013 12:38
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?..."
Read more » Fifteen things I look for in an Isolation framework
ISerializable | 20 Oct 2013 12:26
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