Santiago Palladino's blog

Read about our day to day discoveries, the trips we take around the world, our personal developments and news about the things we do at Manas.

  • May 18 2009
    Tests are also Code

    Many times we put all of our effort in developing an elegant solution to a certain problem we have, thus leaving testing to a second place, without too much consideration for it. Regardless of being using TDD or just creating unit tests...

  • I stumbled upon an excellent article by Martin Fowler in which he describes the difference between stubs and mocks, and afterwards the difference between classic and mockist TDD. Be warned, the article is a few years old, but still a...

  • Apr 8 2009
    Beauty

    Some time ago I found a quotation by Buckminster Fuller: When I'm working on a problem, I never think about beauty. I think only how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful...

  • Mar 11 2009
    Neyun Beta is Ready

    After over a year of development, Neyun is finally out for public use. The site is currently in beta, and an invite (or beta request approved) is required to use it. Neyun is a rich web application that we have...

  • One of the key components of any Silverlight (or WPF) application is XAML, as it serves as the definition for every visual element. Being a markup language intended to replace a bunch of UI-creating-code (remember WinForms?), it can quickly...