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Results for: 2015

Don’t Get In Too Deep 13

The conventional wisdom these days seems to be that it is better to go deep, not wide. Whether this is in education, marketing, or general approaches to focused living, there seems to be an theme these days that if you favor breadth over depth the result will be shallow, without substance, and spread thin. The generalist it seems has seen better days in the court of public opinion. Is that true in life? I dunno, perhaps.... read more >>

Encouragingly Parallel 6

When I am neck deep in hardcore TDD Red-Green-Refactor cycles I am constantly looking for ways to ensure that my feedback loop is as quick as possible. If the testing feedback takes too long I am liable to start daydreaming and I lose my context in the design process (because... read more >>

Global In Global Out 3

Over the past couple years at MathWorks we have been transitioning from a legacy procedural testing framework to what is now MATLAB's native unit test framework. It has been great to see the internal adoption rate of this framework increase steadily as more teams begin to see and utilize its... read more >>

The Other Kind of Continuous Integration 46

Hi there. I am super excited to introduce our new Developer Zone blog! I work in a group at MathWorks that is responsible for building the infrastructure and architecture that we require as a company to deliver software that is of high quality, on schedule, and meets customer requirements. In short, we develop the build, test, and integration tools needed to produce production grade software on multiple platforms and using many different technologies. My specific team is focused on test infrastructure and are the primary developers of MATLAB's unit test framework.... read more >>