Posts made in 2016

  

Remarkable Book: The Power of Habit

I recently read the inspiring and eye-opening book The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg that I felt deserved to be recognized as part of my Remarkable Book series. The main premise of the book is that many of the actions and decisions we make […]

The Value of Measuring Code Coverage

Code coverage is the percentage of production code that is executed by your automated test suite. Writing automated tests has been a widely-accepted industry practice for years now, particularly for unit testing. Test-driven development (TDD) is a practice that I use which helps achieve high coverage rates: perfect adherence to TDD in theory will result […]

Focus on One Thing

Recent experiences and training have reinforced for me the value of focusing on one thing at a time. This is true both in terms of getting things done and in terms of personal learning and development. I have heard it mentioned many times that context switching between multiple tasks throughout the day can cost 15 […]