The .NET Micro Framework (NETMF) is an open source .NET platform for resource-constrained devices. It supports development in C#, Visual Basic .NET, and debugging (in an emulator or on hardware) using Microsoft Visual Studio. In this blog post, Mark Nichols explains how to perform unit testing for the .NET Micro Framework.
In my previous column PHP Unit Testing with PHPUnit,I showed how to set up PHPUnit and how to run a few simple tests. You should be able to test any function or method now that doesn’t rely on making calls out to other methods or functions – which is of course very few, as most applications are a complex combination of methods and, in PHP’s case, functions.
Many organizations are currently using an Agile approach to software development. In this context, small teams are recommended with an emphasis on collaboration between team members and cross-functional people. In this blog post, Rob Lambert discusses the actual skills of software testers and how they go beyond software testing, producing what is call a “t-shaped tester”.