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The Toast Test

A long time ago my friend’s mum’s toaster broke, so she sent it back to the manufacturer. They serviced it and returned it back to her with a note saying it was all working, have a great day! She plugged … Continue reading

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The UI is the system – most people think

A common developer mistake is to assume clients, stakeholders, mums actually understand the multi-layered, n-tier, decomposed modular architectures they build. I read a piece of wisdom once that has just resonated with me as I came to present a demo … Continue reading

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Re-learning unit testing with Selenium 2 and phpunit-selenium

Now that I’ve finished re-building my house (almost) I’ve got two or three years of programming projects to catch up on. One of the most pressing is updating the Motif.org.au site with the new reading tests that have been developed … Continue reading

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MOTIf – online tests for language impairment

The first spin off from the SciPilot launch pad was Motif – an online test interface for language impairment studies. This was the brainchild of Dr. Genevieve McArthur and Prof. Anne Castles from the school of MACCS at the Macquarie … Continue reading

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