Milan Nankov – Blog

Visual Studio Code Snippets for TestClass and TestMethod 2010/03/25

Tired of writing [TestMethod] and [TestClass] when creating tests? Well, I got tired and wrote two very simple Visual Studio snippets that can create test classes and test methods.

Just copy the two .snippet files into C:\<Program Files Folder>\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\VC#\Snippets\1033\Visual C# , restart Visual Studio and you are good to go.


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Mocking The File System to Improve Testability 2009/12/10

Recently I started writing a simple application that would help me organize my music files by automatically renaming them using their tags and moving them to their designated folders.

As expected the program will rely on the file system classes that the .Net Framework provides. Naturally, I wanted to cover the I/O logic with tests so that I am confident that when the software is used it will not do damage to my files and will behave according to my requirements. So I started writing tests…

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Books I Recommend – I. M. Wright’s Hard Code by Eric Brechner 2009/12/03

I.M. Wright's Hard Code 

I have been yearning to write about this book for a long time since it  had become an all-time favorite. You have got to love this book for its incredible depth, witty jokes, great style, and funky structure. Definitely a must-read for every developer.

Don’t get fooled by the name though – the author covers a lot of ground and the book could be helpful not only to developers but project/product managers, QAs, HR, even top-level management.

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