Category Archives: Development

Let IntelliTest generate your tests!

We corrected our function to calculate the GCD so that it now runs correctly. But is the function correct in all the cases? Have we really tested everything? It would be nice if there was a tool that could tell … Continue reading

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How to set up a Parameterized Unit Test

In my previous post we saw how to set up unit testing using Visual Studio. The code we want to test is a (simple) function to calculate the greatest common divisor, and we wrote our first test. The test we … Continue reading

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Setting up unit testing

Introduction In the previous posts I talked about unit testing. I gave some background, and I explained the flow of Test-driven Development (TDD). So now is the time to set things up. In this article I will use the calculation … Continue reading

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Test Driven Development

I talked about the necessity of testing in my previous post. I’ll talk about how we can implement TDD in our project in this post. When we talk about testing, there are a lot of tests that we can perform. … Continue reading

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Is testing a waste of time?

tl;dr:  NO Let’s elaborate As developers we all know that we’re supposed to test our code. We should write unit tests and yet usually this is the first action that we skip when we’re running out of time. As team … Continue reading

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State Chart Diagram Part II

In part I we covered state chart diagrams in a basic way. Usually this is good enough to describe your states. You also want to keep thing simple (KISS). On the other hand it can be convenient to be able … Continue reading

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How to describe object state

Let’s say that we’re developing an application to manage invoices. Invoices will be created, modified, sent, (hopefully) paid or rejected, … Depending on the stage that an invoice is in, we can perform different actions on it. For example: it … Continue reading

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How to obtain the value of the selected radio button

Here is a simple way to get the value for the selected button in an html form, using jquery: <form> <input type=”radio” name=”status” value=”1″ /> Free <br /> <input type=”radio” name=”status” value=”2″ selected /> Reserved <br /> <input type=”radio” name=”status” value=”3″ /> Not available <br /> … Continue reading

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Could not load file or assembly ‘System.Web.Http, Version=4.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35’

When creating a new MVC5 application using VS2013 I got the following error: Could not load file or assembly ‘System.Web.Http, Version=4.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35’ or one of its dependencies. The located assembly’s manifest definition does not match the assembly reference. (Exception … Continue reading

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“Object reference not set to an instance of an object” when building my cloud project

In my Azure project I have a worker role and a wcf role. When compiling it failed (with no obvious reason) with this message in the output window: Error: Object reference not set to an instance of an object There … Continue reading

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