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How do you automatically test a time check?

Say you have a property startTime. Then you have a method doSomething: doSomething() { //...stuff startTime = System.currentTimeMillis(); //... more stuff } How do you test that startTime ...
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When thinking about dates and times - is midnight today in the past or future?

This is always a puzzle to me- and I realise that it is not strictly an issue in programming or software development, but it seems to be a reasonable common one in our field. For example, if I were ...
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Junior Programmer Looking for Project Management Advice & Experience [closed]

I am a programming intern at a company in Australia. Is it normal for a programmer to be given a project that has to be completed within a week? For example, I have been given a task to create a ...
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What to do when time estimation goes wrong?

Let’s say you estimated time for a case to be 3 days. In day two you notice that the case is growing and new scenarios are popping up which were not counted when the time estimation where done. The ...
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When programming: How much time is spend navigating/scrolling and how much typing? [closed]

When your programming you often have to go and look at other pieces of code for reference, search for something etc. I'm looking for some numbers on the ratio of time spend actually typing the code(...
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What amount of time should be spent on bugs vs original development? [closed]

This question is a little abstract but I'm hoping someone can point me in the right direction. My question is what amount of time can one expect to devote to a software project's bugs in relation to ...
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How possible is it to estimate time for programming projects? [duplicate]

It seems like it is nearly impossible to get close because you could run into any number of issues and things not first anticipated. How close can we be expected to reasonably estimate? Our PM wants ...