Category: Lightning Talks

Merge conflicts with Git

At TIM Group we have a weekly meeting for sharing 5 minute long Lightning talks This is one of those talks and accompanying slides: a basic introduction to the workflow for resolving conflicts during a merge with Git

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Getting rid of unused code with UCDetector

Introduction The Java code base of TIM Funds (one of our products here at TIM Group) is around seven years old and in very good shape, considering its age. (This is a highly subjective statement as I joined the company less than a year ago. I am comparing with other […]

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A Few Nice Features Of Clojure, Part #1: Using Macros To Freeze Time

Part of a recent Lightning Talk on the features of Clojure, this blog gives some code examples of how you can integrate JodaTime with Clojure, and using macros, make testing time-dependent code clean, simple and easy: A Few Nice Features Of Clojure, Part #1: Using Macros To Freeze Time

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Double considered harmful

or: How the number 1.2 cramped my style. So, everybody who paid attention in college CS knows this. Heck, I didn’t always pay attention, and I knew it, but it still caught me by surprise when I hit my head on this issue in the real world. Recapping the background: […]

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Lightning Talks

After my recent enthusiasm on the topic, I organized a “lightning talks” session over lunch today. It went even better than I hoped! We had five presentations: I talked about Testability Explorer Paulo talked about a script he wrote to convert Selenium Core tests to Selenium RC tests Jason talked […]

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Lightning Talks Are Go!

More lightning talks goodness today: Andy talked about how our calculation framework relates to map/reduce Joel talked about alternative ways we could express calculations Jason showed us that XSL has cool dispatch ability I blabbed on about JProbe I didn’t know what people were talking about before, and it was […]

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