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Richard Flores

Hi! I'm Richard Flores and I'm a software developer in Houston. This is where I blog about my observations, experiences and opinions on programming and software development.

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Notes on Test Data

To test a software application you need to enter some data or have some existing data as inputs to test the features of the system. Any such specifically identified data which is used in tests is known as test data. Managing test data is important beca...

TDD and Unit Testing without Mocks

About a month or so ago, on a trip to a conference, during dinner, my colleagues and I had a conversation around the use of mocks in unit testing. Not surprisingly it was a passionate conversation on the premise that mocks are bad and should be avoided...

An approach to TDD

Over the past few months I've had to coach some junior developers on how to TDD. Although most of the devs I've been working with are knowledgeable about TDD, putting it to practice seems to be a challenge. Most of them know how to write unit tests, bu...