Wow! Many thanks to everyone who commented on my MacBook 13″ v. MacBook Pro 15″ dilemma. Your comments are helping me tremendously. (For the curious: while I haven’t ordered it yet, I’m leaning toward the 13″. I have the iMac with a big screen for when I’m in my office, and 13″ is easier to […]
Archives for June 2007
I’ve been not-so-quietly converting to Mac from Windows over the last few months. Windows Vista put the nail in the coffin, but I started switching even before I started thinking about upgrading from Windows XP to Vista. It all started when I spent some time working with the incredibly cool people at Pivotal Labs. They […]
A reader wrote to ask me, “My team and I have been discussing the definition of ‘test’ and ‘testing.’ What’s your definition?” There are almost as many definitions of software testing as there are books on the topic. In his 1979 book The Art of Software Testing, Glenford Myers said, “Testing is the process of […]
I had a banner day yesterday. If things come in threes, I’m just hoping I’m done for a while… Broke my favorite mug, with the coffee in it, just after sunrise. Still trying to figure out how I managed to knock the stupid thing out of my own hand with my opposing elbow. Apparently I […]
I recently returned from Michigan where I gave a talk to the XP West Michigan group (http://xpwestmichigan.org/). You can find the slides here. Thanks to the nice folks at Atomic Object, there’s also a video here. Enjoy!