Unit testing is great, but not if it means exposing internal classes as publics. You don’t have to do that any more. Continue reading Unit testing internal classes
I wrote a short post a while back called Adventures in PHP Land that briefly documented my first PHP project, a web site for my employer Lucidus. Well, the site went live on the first domain over at lucidusonline.co.uk and looked good. No major hassles and everything displayed how I expected it to. Then I uploaded the same site to the main Lucidus domain and nothing worked…
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Motivation isn’t one of those things I’ve lacked in IT. I’ve always been the kind of bloke who arrives early, puts in a full days work before going home and turning the PC on to do a bit more. It’s just the way I am, I love writing code and I love working with PCs. Until recently, anyway.
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I’m working on a new web site for the company I work for. I have a test version setup in a test folder so I can test stuff without affecting the production sites. The old site was statically built pages, created nearly a decade ago and looking very tired, so I decided it was about time to spruce it up a little. Continue reading Adventures in PHP Land
I think the universe is fundamentally broke. As a young person, you are in your best years to learn new things yet most young people don’t want to learn. The thoughts of going to school come a very distant second to the Xbox, chatting with your friends on your phone or just plain having fun.
Continue reading Learning – an old blokes perspective
Maybe it has a lot to do with my “introduction” to TDD but I don’t get it. What’s the point of TDD?
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I’m an old bloke, as you will see from my web site at theoldbloke.com. As an old bloke, I have opinions (that are always right) and experience (that is generally boring and long winded ways of saying I’ve been there, done that, and I was right). So, now that I work from home and only have myself to talk to… Continue reading Welcome to yet another blog