This from Twitter in 2020. A story about human connection. I've played guitar and sang for 50 years. I rarely play for anyone else. I'm haunted by the feeling that I need to be better before exposing myself to others. (Deep roots to this--story for another day.)
Particularly nice. I recall a riff you once played for me, the guitar bit from Never Goin Back Again, which sounds to me like it would take four hands to play it. It was a thrill to see you making it happen. For me, a real connection.
Just read this now and coincidentally I told my team today that we need to do better at writing test code so we can improve our our own lives. Plus we'd become a more productive team, and not work as hard to read, write, and change code including tests. And, of course, we would avoid some of the defects that slip through.
Recommended a BDD-style approach. My main points about using BDD:
1) We verify and refine requirements up front.
2) We end up with a better design (because we approach it from the outside in).
3) We get more readable tests because we focus on the test cases first.
Pull-based thinking...start at the end and work your way backwards.
can you clarify how you went from "the haunting feeling that you need to be better" to getting on meetings early to play for others?