9 Code Review Tips
Integration tests check whether your application works and presents properly to a customer. They seek to verify your performance, reliability and of course, functional requirements. Integration tests should be run against any of your developer, staging and production environments at any time.
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It can be difficult to know just how much detail you should include in your test documentation and particularly in test cases.
Whether you’re working on an existing or new application, you’ll often find yourself playing catch up when it comes to tests. Soon deploying code changes feels like poking at some ugly, sleeping code monster — you aren’t sure what’s going to happen, but you know it won’t be good.
Great software helps you out when you misunderstand it. If you try to drag a file to a button in the taskbar, Windows pops up a message that says, essentially, “You can’t do that!” but then it goes on to tell you how you can accomplish what you’re obviously trying to do (try it!)
Checklists are a great tool in code reviews — they ensure that reviews are consistently performed throughout your team. They’re also a handy way to ensure that common issues are identified and resolved.
Iteration Planner unlocks the power of the project management software as an Agile planning tool for software development. With it, you can combine sprints and milestones to graphically group cases into the scope of work that you’ll complete in each sprint. You can also balance the allocation of resources by dragging and dropping cases from one assignee to another. Iteration Planner is a lightweight way to plan work and manage teams using FogBugz.
Life is complicated and we all accept it. While we tend to categorize the different aspects of our lives, in reality, things rarely fit neatly inside the little boxes we carve out for them.