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Real Programming S01E03: Baby Needs New Shoes!

This entry is part 3 of 8 in the series Real Programming

Real Programming S01E03: Baby Needs New Shoes! Watching those itty-bitty numbers for the dice is making me crazy, so let’s get some dice images going today! If you want to follow along in the code, the project is https://github.com/geepawhill/yz (Note: Transcript and closed captions to be added soon.)

Real Programming S01E02: Look, Ma! A Test!

This entry is part 2 of 8 in the series Real Programming

Real Programming S01E02: Look, Ma! A Test Last time we did a rapid-fire model/view split, just so we could test. Now we gotta test this bad boy a little! If you want to follow along in the code, the project is https://github.com/geepawhill/yz Hey, it’s GeePaw and I still have Wally, …

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Real Programming S01E01: Getting Started | Video

This entry is part 1 of 8 in the series Real Programming

Real Programming S01E01: Getting Started Hi Folks! In this first episode we lay the groundwork for a simple desktop Yahtzee application. If you want to follow along in the code, the project is https://github.com/geepawhill/yz Transcript Hey, folks. It’s GeePaw sitting out here on my deck, where I do most of …

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Discipline: A Short Rant

People use the word "discipline" reasonably often when they talk about the software trade. I tend to avoid that word, and I wish more folks followed me in that policy. Most of those folks are not meaning anything untoward. They might easily use "orderly", "consistent", "persistent", "systematic", and so on, …

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How To Test Depends On What To Test: Money, Chaining, And Steering

To have a serious conversation about how to test, we have to start by considering what to test. As a microtesting TDD’er, what I want to test is our logic. Enter the Money Premise The money premise of TDD reminds us we’re in this for the money, that is, the …

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Avoid Implementation Inheritance: GeePaw Goes All Geek-y

So, day off before travel before onsite, playing ONI, having fun, but I want to muse about a highly geeky matter anyway… Do you ever override in a sub-class a method that’s already implemented in a super-class? I want to recommend to you a policy of avoiding that like the …

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