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How do you deal with Internal and External expectations?

Survey period: 4 Jan 2016 to 11 Jan 2016

Let's see how developers fare: A bit of fun based on a quiz by Gretchen Rubin.

OptionVotes% 
I'm an Upholder: I work to complete (or uphold) expectations set for me and that I set for myself.25127.98
I'm a Questioner: I question all expectations and will only meet an expectation if it makes sense.42046.82
I'm a Rebel: I don't like to do what I'm told and I prefer to break rules.758.36
I'm an Obliger: I meet expectations set by others but often fail to meet my own expectations.15116.83



 
GeneralWhen I grow up, I want to be a Wally Pin
ones and zeros8-Jan-16 1:10
professionalones and zeros8-Jan-16 1:10 
GeneralQuestioner Pin
Camilo Reyes6-Jan-16 12:32
professionalCamilo Reyes6-Jan-16 12:32 
GeneralMissing an option? Pin
Peter Mulholland5-Jan-16 3:07
Peter Mulholland5-Jan-16 3:07 
GeneralRe: Missing an option? Pin
Dholakiya Ankit8-Jan-16 21:18
Dholakiya Ankit8-Jan-16 21:18 
GeneralDidn't know that... Pin
Kornfeld Eliyahu Peter5-Jan-16 1:00
professionalKornfeld Eliyahu Peter5-Jan-16 1:00 
GeneralBut I am also an Obliger Pin
Simon_Whale5-Jan-16 0:58
Simon_Whale5-Jan-16 0:58 
GeneralRe: But I am also an Obliger Pin
KarstenK5-Jan-16 2:44
mveKarstenK5-Jan-16 2:44 
GeneralRe: But I am also an Obliger Pin
Simon_Whale5-Jan-16 2:44
Simon_Whale5-Jan-16 2:44 
GeneralFive Easy Points Wasted Pin
W Balboos, GHB4-Jan-16 8:58
W Balboos, GHB4-Jan-16 8:58 
GeneralA Rebel Pin
Wastedtalent4-Jan-16 6:33
professionalWastedtalent4-Jan-16 6:33 
GeneralMay the force be with me Pin
Afzaal Ahmad Zeeshan4-Jan-16 5:53
professionalAfzaal Ahmad Zeeshan4-Jan-16 5:53 
GeneralI already lost a customer for being questioner Pin
Nicolas Dorier4-Jan-16 5:34
professionalNicolas Dorier4-Jan-16 5:34 
GeneralRe: I already lost a customer for being questioner Pin
r_hyde4-Jan-16 12:56
r_hyde4-Jan-16 12:56 
GeneralRe: I already lost a customer for being questioner Pin
Nicolas Dorier4-Jan-16 17:16
professionalNicolas Dorier4-Jan-16 17:16 
GeneralRe: I already lost a customer for being questioner Pin
r_hyde4-Jan-16 19:36
r_hyde4-Jan-16 19:36 
GeneralRe: I already lost a customer for being questioner Pin
mintxelas5-Jan-16 2:33
mintxelas5-Jan-16 2:33 
GeneralRe: I already lost a customer for being questioner Pin
Rob Grainger5-Jan-16 4:25
Rob Grainger5-Jan-16 4:25 
GeneralRe: I already lost a customer for being questioner Pin
Nicolas Dorier7-Jan-16 2:22
professionalNicolas Dorier7-Jan-16 2:22 
GeneralRe: I already lost a customer for being questioner Pin
Rob Grainger7-Jan-16 5:27
Rob Grainger7-Jan-16 5:27 
Quote:
Why separating both ?

These are Unit Tests. There very purpose is to ensure that a particular Unit (module) functions as required, independent of the other Units. It helps ensure that Separation of Concerns[^] is practiced properly.


Nicolas Dorier wrote:
Such test, even with a database takes less than a second to run.

And if you have a set of 20 or more such tests, that increases the time to run your unit tests by 20 or so seconds. The CI server will do the kind of testing you're talking about (Integration Tests). I prefer to have Unit Tests run frequently - that is their entire purpose. Personally, I use Test-Driven-Development practices as much as possible, which means that the Unit Tests help drive the entire development process. If they take too long to run, they break the smooth flow of development.
"If you don't fail at least 90 percent of the time, you're not aiming high enough."
Alan Kay.

GeneralRe: I already lost a customer for being questioner Pin
Camilo Reyes7-Jan-16 12:42
professionalCamilo Reyes7-Jan-16 12:42 
GeneralRe: I already lost a customer for being questioner Pin
Nicolas Dorier9-Jan-16 1:10
professionalNicolas Dorier9-Jan-16 1:10 
GeneralRe: I already lost a customer for being questioner Pin
Camilo Reyes9-Jan-16 8:53
professionalCamilo Reyes9-Jan-16 8:53 
GeneralRe: I already lost a customer for being questioner Pin
Camilo Reyes6-Jan-16 12:46
professionalCamilo Reyes6-Jan-16 12:46 
GeneralRe: I already lost a customer for being questioner Pin
Nicolas Dorier7-Jan-16 2:27
professionalNicolas Dorier7-Jan-16 2:27 
GeneralRe: I already lost a customer for being questioner Pin
Nicolas Dorier7-Jan-16 2:14
professionalNicolas Dorier7-Jan-16 2:14 

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