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Functional modeling

The benefits of focusing on function rather than state DDD OOP Functional Modeling Architecture Modeling Temporal Modeling Social image

In my previous post I introduced the idea of a structural model in the code that closely matches what a use-case should do functionally. Just as an ubiquitous language helps us tie concepts in our code, so a functional model helps us capture the functioning of a use-case. In this post I will go into this idea in a little more detail, giving some tips on how to get started.

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The functional-structural impedance mismatch

Exploring the possibility of unifying our functional and structural models

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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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