A JUnit trick for ensuring SOLID design

Last week I had the chance to attend Jason Gorman's workshop on SOLID, a set of principles for good object-oriented design. If you want to find out whether your code conforms to one of these five principles (the L, specifically) then ...Read More

2 Minutes: Steve Morgan

Steve Morgan joined Caplin as Development Manager in August 2010 Q: Steve, welcome to Caplin. Where have you joined us from? A: I was with Qualcomm for nearly 5 years.  It’s a big US telecom firm that’s not well known in ...Read More

Sleep deprivation doesn't work for all of us

I had a wonderful holiday last week. By wonderful holiday I don’t mean that I lay on a sun lounger in Tenerife for 12 hours a day in-between siestas and emerged beautified and well rested back at my desk on Monday morning. No. ...Read More

Will IE9 save us from IE6?

Microsoft have released a beta of IE9, you can download it from http://www.beautyoftheweb.com/. It seems that the battle of the browsers these days has a lot to do with being the best and fastest for modern standards like HTML5. In the past, ...Read More

If you can't think of a good name, use a bad one

I've just read a great tweet from @KentBeck that provides an interesting solution for something that I have always struggled with. if you don't have a good name for it, give it a bad name. a really, really bad name so you'll ...Read More