Apprenticeship Patterns: Draw Your Own Map

The final Apprenticeship pattern I would like to discuss is titled “Draw Your Own Map.” This pattern is written for developers who feel that none of the career paths their employer provides is a good fit for them. It reminds us that it is up to ourselves, not our employers or anyone else, to determineContinue reading “Apprenticeship Patterns: Draw Your Own Map”

CS-343 Final Project – Part 4

In my last week of working on my CS-343 final project, I was focused on implementing the remaining features that I had planned to add in my original wireframe. This included creating a working puzzle game that the player could customize and developing my layout further to make it more appealing. While I was ableContinue reading “CS-343 Final Project – Part 4”

Software Quality Assurance

Yesterday was my final class meeting for CS-443. In it, I was briefly introduced to the concept of Software Quality Assurance (SQA). The presentation on it was mostly focused on Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI), which is one set of standards that is often used in SQA to ensure that an organization is capable ofContinue reading “Software Quality Assurance”

Mutation Testing

Last Thursday in CS-443, I was introduced to Mutation Testing. This is a testing method which uses tools to embed faults into a project’s code before running its tests. The idea behind it is that, if the tests are written well, then they should fail when mutations are introduced. The in-class activity introduced Mutation TestingContinue reading “Mutation Testing”

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