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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 | 29 Oct 2016 17:01

Enterprise DevOpsSubscribe to this feed

Roy Osherove writes "....As part of my work in the past few years I’ve been more and more deeply involved in large scale DevOps implemementations in very large companies. I’m now writing about my experiences in here: Main website: enterprisedevops.org Some of..."
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ISerializable | 17 Aug 2016 23:11

Code as Music - Test EnvironmentsSubscribe to this feed

Roy Osherove writes "....Music Production also has some corollaries with coding in terms of testing. When producing music, it is important that the music sounds good on multiple types of speakers: in your car, in your iphone headphones, on a boom box by the pool,  in a..."
Read more »  Code as Music - Test Environments


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.


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