🔗 The exponential horn of testing

The exponential horn of testing · GitHub The actual model that more closely resembles what we need should have the bare minimum of E2E tests, quite a number of service tests and the vast majority should be unit tests. Exponential model: x = 10^hy So if the height h goes from 1 to 2 to 3 then we have 1 E2E test to 100 service tests to 10,000 unit tests....

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From Chaos to Strategy: Embracing Firefighting at Work

We use the analogy of firefighting when people handle unexpected problems at work. Instead of reacting in a chaotic manner like civilians, adopt the strategic approach of trained firefighters. This involves having a plan, clarifying roles, training people and practicing together. Doing so, we can create a better culture of preparedness in our companies.

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Part 1: Why Microsoft’s reorganization is a bad idea Part 2: The uncanny valley of a functional organization Part 3: Services, Not Devices is the best way forward for Microsoft (via stratēchery by Ben Thompson )

🔗 How to Evaluate a (paid) iPhone App Idea – Tony Wright’s Startup Front-End

How to Evaluate a (paid) iPhone App Idea – Tony Wright’s Startup Front-End So, should you launch a paid app? Maybe. Every entrepreneur is different. If you want to build a big/impactful business, it’s not the right path (…). If what you want is a bootstrapped freedom-from-employment effort or are passionate about an idea that’s a lousy fit for in-app purchases, paid apps are a great path.