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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 | 21 Dec 2015 17:40

Music Production vs. Code ProductionSubscribe to this feed

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..."
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ISerializable | 30 Jan 2015 06:50

Two new Online Courses: Effective Total Command and FinalBuilder Training VideosSubscribe to this feed

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

What's new and Changed in the Art of Unit Testing 2nd EditionSubscribe to this feed

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..."
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ISerializable | 07 Oct 2014 00:57

Why The Hell did you move to New Jersey, Roy?Subscribe to this feed

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

New Online Course: Beautiful Builds and Continuous Delivery PatternsSubscribe to this feed

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..."
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ISerializable | 11 Jul 2014 08:22

Should you write unit tests or integration tests?Subscribe to this feed

Roy Osherove writes "....I got this question in the mail. I thought it was quite valid for many other people: Question:   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

Why I stopped selling courses on udemySubscribe to this feed

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..."
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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..."
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

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?..."
Read more »  Fifteen things I look for in an Isolation framework


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


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