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Development In a Tesseract Observations and Developmental Experiences September 2007 Entries
Getting Mono To Compile on old platforms

I'm currently involved in getting mono to compile on Solaris 9, Solaris 2.5 and DEC Tru64 Unix.  I'll be posting more about my experiences with this.  Hopefully I can get it to work, because the projects I'm working on would be much better done in a cross-platform managed environment than having to worry about the details of C++ compatibility.  If anyone has any experience here, I'd appreciate pointers.

Posted On Thursday, September 20, 2007 9:33 PM

Why half implementations of TDD don't work
Currently I'm in the process of reviewing some code that was written and then had MbUnit tests written to back flush the requirements. Since I'm part of a more traditional shop, the code has already been peer reviewed. The tests, of course, revealed errors in the code that weren't caught as a part of the peer review; so the code was corrected and re-reviewed. Of course, when the tests were reviewed, the tests were found to have errors, which precipitated further changes. I addressed the approach ......

Posted On Wednesday, September 12, 2007 8:26 AM

Infragistics Pain
It is entirely possible for something to have too many features.

In response to a question from a co-worker, we spent approximately 2 hours digging through the options and model structure of the Infragistics UltraGrid control to discover the way to get the bound rectangle of a row for a drag operation.

While I get the desire for everything to be super customizable, at some point it seems like overkill.

Posted On Thursday, September 6, 2007 9:59 PM

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