1. Why functional?

    Let's take a step back and talk about why it is worth your time to learn to write code with a functional mindset. The internet is full of information about how to write functionally, but without knowledge of what problems is solves, functional patterns are likely to look intimidating, so we don't bother, or worse, we use these patterns out of context.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    June 30, 2020
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Eric Newbury
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    Development
  2. Black Lives Matter

    Test Double supports Black Lives Matter
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    June 25, 2020
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Todd Kaufman
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    Our Company
  3. Activism for developers

    Whether considered luck or a curse we've surely inherited interesting times. I'm sure many of you, like me, often wonder what, if anything, you can do to help. In the past few years, I've volunteered some consulting time with a number of small nonprofit groups in my town which led me to gain some insight into how they produce change.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    June 23, 2020
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Josh Klina
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    Miscellaneous
  4. Security the Elephant

    Sure security can be complex, expensive, and time-consuming. However, ignoring it is not an option. Sometimes the key is to keep it simple and start small.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    May 19, 2020
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Keith McCanless
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    Security
    Agile
    Process
  5. Employee Owned since April 2020

    Today we’re excited to announce that Test Double is now a company that is 100% owned by our employees. Justin and I have always been employees and owners, so in a sense this has always been true, but the difference effective today is the company’s adoption of an ESOP plan.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    May 12, 2020
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Todd Kaufman
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    Our Company
  6. Shape Up Your Project Planning

    You've been doing Agile for a while, and have a history with waterfall. Neither seem to improve the problems your team having with project planning, though. What do you try next? Shape Up brings revolutionary feedback loops to your project planning model along with new models of trust and health to your team.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    May 4, 2020
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Brittany Moore
    Sam Jones
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    Process
  7. Our Pair Programming Ethos

    Pair programming is more than just a way to build software, it’s the way we build teams. Great software is made by great teams. At Test Double, we value pair programming, and over the years we’ve refined our technique.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    April 21, 2020
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Joel Helbling
    Sam Jones
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    Consulting
  8. Speed up your Rails app with upsert_all

    Rails' ActiveRecord is—16 years in—almost feature complete, but Rails 6 introduces `upsert_all`. Here's how it can speed up some of the slowest parts of your app.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    April 9, 2020
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Justin Searls
    Category An icon of a paper organzier Categories
    Ruby

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