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Because technology is never the issue

Everyday Scripting in Ruby

Posted by Pete McBreen Thu, 30 Nov 2006 18:47:43 GMT

Brian Marick has finally finished his scripting for testers book now called Everyday Scripting in Ruby. A part of the Pragmatic Bookshelf the book should be a great introduction to the art of scripting tasks to avoid drudgery ;-)

Does SOX solve the problem?

Posted by Pete McBreen Thu, 23 Nov 2006 18:45:10 GMT

It is interesting to see that there are starting to be articles critical of SOX. Yes, there were issues to be addressed, but putting a massive layer of beaurocracy on top of already stressed corporations was possibly not the best option.

Wading through code

Posted by Pete McBreen Sat, 18 Nov 2006 18:39:00 GMT

There are no shortcuts to becoming a better developer as Uncle Bob talks about in Wading Through Code. Like it or not, becoming a good developer requires a lot of work.