Course code: ELSTER-1
  • Years with company: 18
  • Years programming: 20
  • Primary programming language: C
  • Other programming languages: Perl, assembler
  • Unit test harnesses: None
  • Something else: I am tall dark and handsome
  • Test practice now: Test scripts in python
  • Target system: Embedded electronic power meters based on various CPUs
  • Dev tools: IAR compilers, Renesas compilers
  • Build time: 31-60 seconds
  • Coding standard: Based on MISRA C
  • Function too long: Don't know. There are metrics abotu that but it is just a feel.
  • Code reviews: Team based code reviews with everybody (3-5 people) looking at the code
  • Code time: 30
  • Test time: 30
  • Debug time: 30
  • Favorite thing about dev: Get something to work and see it used in the field after that
  • Least favorite thing about dev: Cost! It is tough when you are bound by cost. You need a $3 CPU and you are given a $1 CPU.
  • Tdd knowledge: Very little
  • Why are you attending: Company initiative and really to learn something new. I always like to learn new ways and to compare it with the old ways and then pick the best one ... or combine them.
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