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Archive for January 6th, 2015

Patch for Windows 7/Server 2008 R2 suddenly indicating it is not genuine/0x8004FE21: Install KB3024777 to fix KB3004394 – via Brett Wilton G+

Posted by jpluimers on 2015/01/06

Thanks Brett Wilton for sharing this.

This would have saved me quite some time, as I re-did the phone registration two weeks ago in order to get a few development VMs working again.

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Posted in Power User, Windows, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 | Leave a Comment »

The Truth about BDD – Clean Coder – via GDG Düsseldorf

Posted by jpluimers on 2015/01/06

Thanks  for pointing me to The Truth about BDD – Clean Coder by Uncle Bob.

The clue is below. Read the whole article for the context.

TDD was adopted as a way to help us phrase low level requirements and drive the development of software based on those requirements. BDD, a variation of TDD, was created to help us think better about higher level requirements, and drive the development of systems using a language better than unit tests. But BDD is really a variation of Finite State Machine specifications, and FSMs can be shown, mathematically, to be complete. Therefore, we may have a way to conclusively demonstrate that our requirements are complete and consistent. (Apologies to Godel).


via: The Truth about BDD – Clean Coder.

Posted in Agile, Development, Software Development | Leave a Comment »

OpenSUSE: Getting to work the ruby script to login into automatically every week.

Posted by jpluimers on 2015/01/06

So I remember for the next time:

zypper install ruby
zypper install ruby-devel
zypper install gcc
zypper install gcc-c++

If you don’t install all these, them the gem will fail with errors like this: Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in *nix, Linux, openSuSE, Power User, SuSE Linux | 1 Comment »

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