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  • Once again, Sergio was complaining because matches inside svn folders were showing up in search results. Since I like challenges, I wrote this small Eclipse plugin that excludes .svn and CVS folders from searches.

  • 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...

  • Again, Sergio, a friend of mine, came up with a need: to sort Eclipse Java proposals by hierarchy. What that means is that if you have a type C (where means subclass of), first C's methods will be shown, then B's methods and finally...