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Life of A Programmer — Session 7 — How Do I Become a Quality Assurance Software Engineer

September 20, 2013

RULE 3 — USE OLD, WELL-TESTED, OPERATING SYSTEM CAPABILITIES.

Relative the operating system, use the old, well established
capabilities and minimize your interface.

Think of it in a similar manner as purchasing a new car.
If you purchase a radically new model, you will become an
unwilling member of the test team.

Similarly do not use a pipe if a file will do as well. Files
were developed long before the pipes.

An above all, do not use its multi-tasking capabilities unless
absolutely necessary.  This capability can expose you to many
challenging problems.

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Life of A Programmer — Session 7 — How Do I Become a Quality Assurance Software Engineer

March 9, 2013

RULE 3 — USE OLD, WELL-TESTED, OPERATING SYSTEM CAPABILITIES.

Relative the operating system, use the old, well established capabilities and minimize your interface.

Think of it in a similar manner as purchasing a new car.  If you purchase a radically new model, you will become an unwilling member of the test team.

Similarly do not use a pipe if a file will do as well. Files were developed long before the pipes.

An above all, do not use its multi-tasking capabilities unless absolutely necessary.  This capability can expose you to many challenging problems.

MORE IN THE NEXT MESSAGE