Category: Code Metrics

How to Run a Four-Minute Mile and Accelerate Software Development

Posted on August 17, 2010 by The Stelligent Team | Leave a comment

The “impossible” four-minute mile was accomplished by Sir Roger Bannister on a windy day in May of 1954. Now you can do it too. It is not that complicated when you think about it: just run four consecutive quarter-mile sprints in under sixty seconds each. Okay, so maybe the actual execution isn’t trivial. But his … Continue reading How to Run a Four-Minute Mile and Accelerate Software Development

Code coverage stats misleading

Posted on August 8, 2010 by The Stelligent Team | Leave a comment

There is an interesting thread on InfoQ entitled “Opinion: Code Coverage Stats Misleading” where the author states that coverage reports do not provide adequate confidence on testing efforts. It’s a good read– I also recommend checking out my article dubbed “Don’t be fooled by the coverage report” which uses code examples to show how misleading … Continue reading Code coverage stats misleading