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Do Unit Tests Obviate Static Typing for Error Detection?

June 25, 2012 0

Evan Farrer to test the frequently cited claim by proponents of dynamically typed programming languages that static typing was not needed for detecting bugs in programs. In his blog post, he explains why unit testing isn’t enough and you need static typing too.

CRAP (Change Risk Anti-Patterns) Code Metric

February 23, 2011 0

In this blog post, Alberto Savoia discusses the CRAP (Change Risk Anti-Patterns) code metric. The CRAP metric combines cyclomatic complexity and code coverage by automated tests to help identify code that might be particularly difficult to understand, test or maintain.

Managing Branches in Static Analysis

January 11, 2011 0

This blog post discuss the options of running static analysis when you use a branches strategy for configuration management. The conclusion is that doing some analysis on the development branches enables developers to fix problems sooner which pays off in higher quality software earlier and better productivity.

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