Steven Hicks

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I'm Steven Hicks. I am a web generalist with 20 years of experience. I'm currently focused on React development.

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Recent Articles

Thoughts On Code Distance

I've been thinking this week about code distance — the distance between bits of code that are related to the same feature. I wonder if there's a good metric for this?

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Avoiding Test-Case Permutation Blowout

Sometimes you want to write tests for a business rule that's based on multiple variables. Covering every possible permutation of the variables quickly becomes unsustainable. I've found myself using a different approach — one test for the positive case, and one test for each variable's negative case.

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