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https://blog.plover.com/2007
Mon 12 Feb 2024 (1 week ago)
The Universe of Discourse: 2007 archive
6/21 Several people wrote in to cast doubt on my assertion that the probability of an irregular die showing a certain face
equal parts wishful thinking and bullshit. Addendum 20070720: To support my assertion that nobody knows what makes programming hard for beginners, I wanted
2007 Square triangular numbers A while back I made the erroneous assertion that no numbers are both square and triangular . As I noted
a lot of other details fall into place. For example, her assertion that "A lot of girls never do get tea sets" is
itself, and is therefore meaningless under its own theory. If the assertion is true, then the sentence asserting it is meaningless under the
is true, then the sentence asserting it is meaningless under the assertion itself; the theory deconstructs itself. So anyone espousing this theory has
meaningless is all very well, but the evidence is against this assertion. The meaning of the utterance "sentence 2 is false" seems quite
http://www.kevinlondon.com/2016/05/11/writing-useful-tests.html
Mon 12 Feb 2024 (1 week ago)
Strategies for Writing Useful Tests
and maintain. If you have a helper method that makes an assertion, that’s a sign that the helper does too much. I’
bits of functionality. With the latter test, there’s one clear assertion that I’d expect at the end of the test about
also may lead to a problem where you fix one failing assertion only to find that the next one fails. Keep your tests
end of the test about the cart’s value. Use one assertion per test Tests become muddy with more than one assertion, so
muddy with more than one assertion, so aim for a single assertion per test. Sometimes it makes sense to use more than one.
one assertion per test Tests become muddy with more than one assertion, so aim for a single assertion per test. Sometimes it makes
https://henrikwarne.com/2014/09/04/a-response-to-why-most-unit-testing-is-waste
Mon 12 Feb 2024 (1 week ago)
A Response to “Why Most Unit Testing is Waste” | Henrik Warne's blog
the lack of logic in your argument. I also find your assertion that the problem applies “equally” to be inaccurate. I think Mr.
the assertion is in place in the program code. If this assertion code is somehow tampered with, our test would then fail and
we shipped the code. It would have been trivial to tie assertion failure to an automated bug report, but he explicitly stated that
to remember that the consequences are different for tests than for assertion. For a given behavioural predicate X there will always be latent
customers corrupt their data, whereas I prefer that a test-cum-assertion guards against the corruption. I’m guessing that you unit-tested
consumer solely for testing purposes, which does all the inspection and assertion on message structure, and on whether all expected messages were received
https://codeyarns.com/tech
Mon 12 Feb 2024 (1 week ago)
Code Yarns – Ashwin Nanjappa’s Tech Blog
Integer (01 Feb 2010) Firefox: Mozilla Weave (01 Feb 2010) C++: Assertion with Information (31 Jan 2010) Visual C++: Read and Write INI
Mar 2015) Build types in CMake (14 May 2015) assertions C++: Assertion with Information (31 Jan 2010) CUDA: Assertion in Kernel Code (02
08 Nov 2006) C++: Template Separation Model (18 Jul 2007) C++: Assertion with Information (31 Jan 2010) Visual C++: Read and Write INI
26 May 2006) Visual C++: Stack Overflow (09 Jun 2006) C++: Assertion with Information (31 Jan 2010) Visual C++: pragma warning (27 Jul
How to do error checking in CUDA (02 Mar 2011) CUDA: Assertion in Kernel Code (02 Mar 2011) GPU-Z: Sensors (25 Feb
2011) Visual Studio: Dependency for .cu Files (16 Feb 2011) CUDA: Assertion in Kernel Code (02 Mar 2011) How to do error checking
https://ericlippert.com/2017/02
Mon 12 Feb 2024 (1 week ago)
February | 2017 | Fabulous adventures in coding
β) that is not an identity function? Ponder this!) If the assertion is closed, i.e. if A and σ contain no free
side of the double turnstile. Basically it is saying that the assertion is logically: ∀α ( x:α, f: ∀β(β → β) ⊨ (f x):
and some notation here used without introduction. First of all, “the assertion” and “the sentence” are being used interchangeably here. We are “asserting”
of α. This example illustrates that free type variables in an assertion are implicitly quantified over the whole assertion, while explicit quantification in
but you never need to make it longer. The proof-by-assertion here again says that you can prove this by induction, this
would cause that expression to evaluate to something else. Further, an assertion holds iff all its closed instances hold. That’s maybe not
I say “proof” because of course it was a proof by assertion that there exists an inductive proof. The goal of this paper
https://dave.cheney.net/2016/04
Mon 12 Feb 2024 (1 week ago)
April | 2016 | Dave Cheney
Problems with error types So the caller can use a type assertion or type switch, error types must be made public. If your
42} Because MyError error is a type, callers can use type assertion to extract the extra context from the error. err := something() switch
https://walkabout165.blogspot.com/2023/07
Mon 12 Feb 2024 (1 week ago)
The Walkabout Blog: July 2023
of physicists - to Maxwell and Ampere, he comes in with an assertion that the 'fields' of their electricity and magenetism forces are curvatures
of spacetime. To Einstein and Minkowski, he comes in with an assertion that gravity is imparted by a hitherto undiscovered particle with characteristics
https://walkabout165.blogspot.com/2023/07/speulers-alert.html
Mon 12 Feb 2024 (1 week ago)
The Walkabout Blog: Speuler Alert
of physicists - to Maxwell and Ampere, he comes in with an assertion that the 'fields' of their electricity and magenetism forces are curvatures
of spacetime. To Einstein and Minkowski, he comes in with an assertion that gravity is imparted by a hitherto undiscovered particle with characteristics
https://walkabout165.blogspot.com/2023
Mon 12 Feb 2024 (1 week ago)
The Walkabout Blog: 2023
of physicists - to Maxwell and Ampere, he comes in with an assertion that the 'fields' of their electricity and magenetism forces are curvatures
of spacetime. To Einstein and Minkowski, he comes in with an assertion that gravity is imparted by a hitherto undiscovered particle with characteristics
http://steve-yegge.blogspot.com/2008/05
Mon 12 Feb 2024 (1 week ago)
Stevey's Blog Rants: May 2008
by my – especially with APL – I'm going to stand by my assertion that the language popularity ranking is going to stay pretty consistent.
systems they've constructed, this is actually true, by and large, modulo assertion errors and all these weird new runtime errors they actually have