Course code: BARR-4
  • Years with company: 4
  • Years programming: 4
  • Primary programming language: C
  • Other programming languages: C++, Dotnet (both very rarely)
  • Unit test harnesses: None
  • Something else: Cleveland born and bred. Hoping for a championship, starting Thursday.
  • Test practice now: Automated and functional (user-run, hands-on at desk and in the lab) tests.
  • Target system: Welders, Wire Feeders and the User Interfaces that control them.
  • Dev tools: Code Composer Studio, CodeWarrior
  • Build time: 11-30 seconds
  • Coding standard: It's in development
  • Function too long: When you have to reread it a few times and are still struggling to understand what it's trying to do.
  • Code reviews: Rare, and usually over-the-shoulder
  • Code time: 50
  • Test time: 25
  • Debug time: 25
  • Favorite thing about dev: I get to create new products, and design it in my own way. And I get to make a tangible difference in the products I am involved in.
  • Least favorite thing about dev: Switching between platforms can be a painful, grueling process.
  • Tdd knowledge: Nothing.
  • Why are you attending: To improve my development and testing skills, for the benefit of myself and my company.
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