Blog of Rob Galanakis (@techartistsorg)

Archive for March, 2012

Why I hate Test Driven Development

I have no problem saying that I write good code. I place a focus on TDD and thorough unit and integration testing. I document everything I write (not just function documentation- I document classes, modules, and systems). The fact is, since I’ve been doing these two things somewhat religiously,...

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Judging architecture by ‘if’ statements required for a new feature

I was doing a code review today on a feature added to some poorly-architected system, and compared it to the code required for features added to well-architected systems. I suspect the quality of a system can be determined by how many ‘if’ statements are required to add a new...

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