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Book Review - A Mind for Numbers by Barbara Oakley

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Over the last 4 weeks I’ve been taking the Coursera course Learning how to Learn on the recommendation of my friend Srini. The 2nd assignment in the course is to create a presentation or some form of media to present an understanding of the topics. An accompaniment to the course is the book, A Mind for Numbers by Barbara Oakley (the primary course instructor), which is a short read but very insightful and full of references. Read more...

Book Review - Learning Continuous Integration with TeamCity by Manoj Mahalingam

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Disclaimer - I personally know Manoj and have worked with him in the past. I was asked to review his book, Learning Continuous Integration with TeamCity, by Packt Publishing. As someone who had spent many years consulting around the benefits of CI and implementing build and release strategies, I was interested in how the minutiae would be brought up in a book. The book begins by going through the creation and configuration of a similar build process for 3 specific tech stacks: Java, . Read more...

Book Review - The Art of Unit Testing by Roy Osherove

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In a recent splurge I purchased 4 books from Manning Press with one of them being The Art of Unit Testing by Roy Osherove. I would categorize myself as relatively new to unit testing. My first hands on testing was when I took the Nothing but .Net bootcamp with JP Boodhoo but he emphasized BDD style tests. I saw the benefit of BDD but didn’t feel I had the know how to implement them properly. Read more...
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