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Why Lock Picking is like Testing

 

Not a great many people know that I’m actually into Lock Picking as a hobby. This will not be a tutorial on how to do it, or I won’t really talk about how I do it; I would like to write about something completely different. So if you came here for that, here are a few very good resources:

http://www.lockpicking101.com/ - Tutorials
http://www.ukbumpkeys.com/collections/lock-picking – Tools ( UK )
http://www.reddit.com/r/lockpicking/ – Reddit

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Building an RPG App with Meteor – Part One – The struggle

In my previous post, I was getting ready to enjoy some time with the JavaScript web framework Meteor.

This time I would like to bring it to a bit of overdrive. See, how re-factoring works on a larger scale model with multiple pages. And how it can organize assets, such as, images, multiple CSS, some plugins, you know, ordinary web stuff.

Let’s dive in.

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Why Testers are, like scientists

Hello everybody.

Today, I would like to write about little observation I made along the way of being a tester.

The title says it all. I think Testers, are like scientists. I would go even further, and say: Testers, are scientists.

Let us see how the two compare.

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Why the expressiveness of your Tests is important – Part One

Hello Everybody.

This time I’d like to write about the expressiveness of a Test. I think that it’s very important to write understandable and expressive tests. In older times I was studying novel writing. There is a rule which a novel needs to follow. It goes something like this: “A novel needs to lead its reader and make him understand in the simplest way what’s going on, with whom and why?”. In other words, it’s not a puzzle. It should be obvious what the test is trying to do and it should not require the reader to try and solve it in order to understand it.

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