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Many of our stories include a task called DAT (Developer Acceptance Testing). The DAT task is a final task to make sure that the story card matches the implementation. (A …

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This mostly comes from two other sources Killing Oracle Session and What’s blocking my lock? This involves the system tables v$lock and v$session, and using the ‘ALTER SYSTEM’ statement. This …

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A number of posts have referred to James Shore’s online book, The Art of Agile Development. First of all I think it’s an interesting approach to writing a book, developing …

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When I got back to work after January 1 our unit tests were failing. I looked into it and found a test with a comment along the lines of “This …

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I just came across this quote in the CVS manual’s section on Date Input Formats. Our units of temporal measurement, from seconds on up to months, are so complicated, asymmetrical …