Devon Burriss' Blog


Mostly just adventures in code.

The functional-structural impedance mismatch

Exploring the possibility of unifying our functional and structural models DDD OOP Functional Modeling Architecture Modeling Temporal Modeling Social image

When modeling software we often focus on modeling state. What if instead we modeled functionality through time? This way we can more closely match our structural model to our behavioral model. I believe this increases the ease of maintaining a system, for to change a system you must first understand it.

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Anatomy of an automated test suite

Looking at the parts and functions of various automated test types

Testing ATDD BDD TDD

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The Page Module Model with F# and Canopy

Its like testing with the Page Object Model but way way cooler

Canopy Functional F# Testing BDD

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Writing readable Acceptance tests

A story about getting Acceptance tests just right

Testing ATDD BDD TDD

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The torch bearer

Software, leadership, and a walk in the dark

General Life Team Lead

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Mobbing a story

Lessons learned from a team's first few mob programming sessions

Agile General Productivity

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This one trick will make you a better leader

Learn how to be a better leader by applying this one thing

General Life Meditation Mindfulness Morality Team Lead

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Employees are like cars not petrol

Musings about what it takes to keep talent

General Life Team Lead

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Leader Archetypes

Some thoughts on why people would follow certain styles of leadership

General Life Team Lead

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3 tips for more maintainable unit tests

Avoid having to fix dozens of tests every time you make a significant code change

Clean Code TDD

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