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The truth about code reviews

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During the International Conference of Software Engineering 2013 I visited a great talk by Alberto Bacchelli on modern code reviews. It resonated with my ex...

LaTeX build server

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I recently had to work with LaTeX again. Although LaTeX has its perks like a proper equation editor and BibTex I don’t like working with it for several reaso...

Clean test classes using JUnit’s rules

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A couple of days ago I discovered the beauty of JUnit’s TestRules while searching for an easy way to set a time-out on all tests in a testcase. JUnit has a b...

Integration testing with Jetty

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This is a followup after my previous post about separating JUnit tests into fast tests and integration tests. The sample code is available on GitHub.