Git pre-commit hook that fails if “it.only” used (Jest/Jasmine)

One of the annoying things with Jest is that while it enables you to run only a single test by using it.only, it does not report this in any noticeable way. Thus you can end up in the same situation as we did, not running many tests without knowing it. (Oh yeah, if we onlyContinue reading “Git pre-commit hook that fails if “it.only” used (Jest/Jasmine)”

Most interesting links of October ’13

Recommended Readings Google engineers insist 20% time is not dead—it’s just turned into 120% time – it is interesting to see how has this evolved; “I have done many engineering/coding 20% projects and other non-engineering projects, with probably 20-40% producing “real” results (which over 7 years I think has been more than worth it forContinue reading “Most interesting links of October ’13”

Most interesting links of June ’13

Recommended Readings Agile, process, SW dev, people etc. Real Options—a Mindset – an intro into the Real Options approach, which has been quite a hot topic and a transformational way of thinking for a number of inspiring people (Dan North, Liz Keogh etc.). “Real Options help us to better make decisions and commitments with three simpleContinue reading “Most interesting links of June ’13”

Most interesting links of May

Recommanded Readings Acceptance testing / Specification by example: Gojko Adzic: Anatomy of a good acceptance test – an example of refactoring a bad acceptance test into a good one – good for learning about pitfalls and how a good one should look like Gojko: Top 10 reasons why teams fail with Acceptance Testing – acceptance testing isContinue reading “Most interesting links of May”

Most interesting links of February

Articles, links etc. Git The Git Parable (thx to Alexander) – a good and easy to understand explanation of the story behind Git and thus also its main goals and concepts. It really helps in understanding what makes Git different from Subversion and thus empowers you to use it to its full capabilities and inContinue reading “Most interesting links of February”

Most interesting links of May

The most interesting stuff I’ve read in May, in no particular order. You can easily guess I’ve been working on performance troubleshooting this month 🙂 NoSQL is About… – all the things NoSql databases are said to be about (and perhaps are not) and a good overview of the different goals and thus also featuresContinue reading “Most interesting links of May”