This article describes how to cache your SqlParameters. Using the SqlParameterCache allows you to increase efficiency of calling stored procedures and even on executing regular SQL queries!
Monthly Archives: June 2007
Positive and negative testing complement each other. Positive testing is testing that code does what it should. Negative testing is testing that code doesn’t do what it shouldn’t. Together, you get a holistic view of your code! Come explore these concepts with us, as we deal with the well-known greatest common factor algorithm.
An inside look at how Microsoft tests their code. For testing ASP.NET 2.0 and Visual Web Developer, they have ~105,000 test cases and ~505,000 functional test scenarios covered. Their team has approximately 1.4 testers for every 1 developer. Why? Because, They take quality pretty seriously at Microsoft, and because they have a lot of very hard requirements that necessitate careful planning and work to ensure high quality.
7 tips on how to create maintainable database queries. Create a data object, avoid stored procedures, build with stringbuilder, keep it together, code SQL over C#, use a SqlParameter Array, and Trust your judgement!
A summary of how to use Visual Source Safe (VSS) Pinning. Pinning is a feature that can be used to set a certain version as releasable, and when you run ‘Get latest version’ it will give you the pinned version, rather than the latest one, which may not be suitable for release yet. It also can be used in conjunction with Visual Source safe branching and sharing.