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revised How to write “good” unit tests?
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comment How to write “good” unit tests?
... and if that changed, tests on things that consume said library ... tl;dr; I don't need to test the innards of third-party code. Answer updated for clarity, though.
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comment Storing and retrieving simple data within a framework
Before answering, I'd like to know if you're really this concerned with just a few things you'd need to store for sanity checking at boostrap, or if perhaps you're working on something where it's quite a bit more than a few things? If you're just looking at PHP runtime and refusing to run if things aren't what you need, then you're probably micro-optimizing. If you're needing to make a lot of choices based on these values, that's another. You've given version as an example, is that really all there is to this? That matters for an answer.
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comment Why aren't “fat binaries” more widely used for cross-platform applications?
@RobertHarvey It doesn't. Free software that is an absolute mess to port it still an absolute mess to port - you just increase the surface in which you might catch someone that cares about using it on a particular architecture or OS enough to port it, or suggest a path that might make porting something that doesn't make people bleed.
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comment What do you mean by Javascript component development?
This is it, just writing code that can be easily decoupled and reused. Instead of a spaghetti bowl of anonymous functions hard-coded to project specific selectors, you end up with nice reusable functions and prototypes that you can plop in anywhere. IOW, well-designed, not just built in place 'till it works and then gets no further love.
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