August 26, 2015

August 21, 2015

August 12, 2015

Anton Angelov: Design Patterns in Automation Testing

I have written a bit in this blog about Software Design Patterns such as:
  • Their early history with Kent Beck introducing them to OOPSLA (Object-Oriented Programming, Systems, Languages & Applications) back in 1987 and their popularization with Eric Gamma, Richard Helm, Ralph Johnson and John Vlissides (The "Gang of Four") book, Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software (1994).
  • A Boston Software Craftmanship Meetup I attended back in June 2015 on "How to Study Design Patterns".
  • As part of "Testing The-Internet" series,  I talk about how Page Objects are used at my workplace.
... I haven't yet blogged about Head First Design Patterns since I am still  halfway through the book, having just finished Head First Java and Head First Object Oriented Analysis and Design.

Anton Angelov, author of the blog "Automate the Planet",  goes far beyond that.

August 6, 2015

Head First Java: Midi and Swing

Now that I found a job where I get paid to write code, I might as well try to practice the language, eh?

Over the past few months, in my quest to practice being a developer, I have been trying to come up with cute little side-projects in Java that I could do in my free time, and I have been reading more than a few textbooks to come up with ideas.