Author Archives: ChrisEdwards

Acceptance Criteria vs. Acceptance Tests: Minimize your documentation

To know that a story is done, we create a set of acceptance tests (story tests) that, when they pass, we know the story is complete and functions as expected. The process we follow for defining our acceptance tests is comprised of two steps. We first come up with high level acceptance criteria. Right before, […]

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The Effective Developer – Passion

This post begins a series of topics I will be posting for a book I am writing entitled “The Effective Developer”. The topics come from my Padawan to Jedi presentation I have given at the Austin Code Camp for the last two years. There seemed to be a lot of curiosity and around the topics […]

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Want to work for an awesome company? BancVue is hiring!

We are hiring here at BancVue. We are looking for experienced C# developers and automated testers. Are you passionate about software development? Are you a continuous learner? Are you excited about projects that challenge and stretch your skills? Do you want to work at a place that takes Agile seriously? Do you live, eat and […]

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My Thoughts After Switching from iPhone to Android

Its been a month since I made the switch from iPhone to Android and I thought others might benefit from my experience. What do I miss about my iPhone? What do I love about my Android? How do they compare? First some background I have been a loyal iPhone user for the last three years […]

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Error loading .NET 4.0 assembly in TeamCity using MSpec

When we migrated our tests from NUnit to MSpec (Machine.Specifications), we encountered the following error: Could not load file or assembly ‘file:///C:\BuildAgent\work\c7e220bd4bfc29dc\bin\dependencies\SomeProject.dll’ or one of its dependencies. This assembly is built by a runtime newer than the currently loaded runtime and cannot be loaded. After some Googling, I realized that the default MSpec runner (MSpec.exe) […]

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