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Former applied math grad student, current automated GUI tester.


Jul
23
comment Can a closed-source programming language survive?
+1 but the title vs actual question is a bit misleading. Survival isn't the same as success.
Jun
20
comment Coded UI test Automation Technique
I think your question is way too broad as is. UI automation is a surprisingly large topic with many arguments for and against.
May
23
comment What Kind of Source Control Do High Security Projects Use?
@delnan If a hacker got a clone URL and access to a network, they'd potentially get the entire project and history of a project. Does that sound secure?
May
23
comment What Kind of Source Control Do High Security Projects Use?
Also, here's a precedent for asking such questions like this: programmers.stackexchange.com/questions/145669/…
May
23
asked What Kind of Source Control Do High Security Projects Use?
May
15
comment Is using interfaces on internal code a good idea?
I actually just don't think I'm being quite clear enough. Or it's not a great question :)
May
15
comment Is using interfaces on internal code a good idea?
Great description of interfaces, but this doesn't quite answer my question.
May
15
asked Is using interfaces on internal code a good idea?
Mar
10
answered Git commit not finished but can't continue on that machine
Feb
5
awarded  Nice Question
Jan
7
awarded  Nice Answer
Jan
5
comment At what point is version control needed?
Good point but I'd say these days source control is just as beneficial on non-professional environments as well.
Jan
3
answered At what point is version control needed?
Dec
13
comment How to Deal With The “Automation is Easy” Mindset?
+1 for your last reason. So true!
Dec
13
comment How to Deal With The “Automation is Easy” Mindset?
Great post, but the big problem: what happens after you log in? Most of this logic starts to get really flaky.
Dec
11
asked How to Deal With The “Automation is Easy” Mindset?
Nov
25
comment What are proven advantages of tools like GWT over pure JavaScript frameworks?
Have to argue a bit with the Unit testing benefit. Java has better unit testing support and tooling for sure, but GWT does not out of the box, necessarily.
Nov
21
awarded  Popular Question
Nov
19
answered Automating tests in a browser not supported by selenium
Nov
11
comment Are “Compile to JavaScript” Frameworks Hostile to Continuous Integration?
@JeffO Probably not, but a full rebuild could be helpful on a nightly basis, or even multiple times a day, if possible.