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Re: [XP] Re: Suitability, advantages and disadvantages of using an agile method such as X

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  • Phlip
    ... Uh, HTML has an L on the end, but it s a declaration, not a Turing-complete language . Think of it as just a variable your system outputs. ... And if
    Message 1 of 3 , Jan 1 8:57 AM
      Ron Phillips sez:
      > Phlip said
      >
      > >The HTML culture barely comprehends testing. So anything sent to the >end
      > >of the lifecycle just might get skipped. The site looks okay, so >publish
      > >it.
      >
      > Can't argue with that. It seems that OOP is essential to XP, and HTML isn't
      > OO.

      Uh, HTML has an L on the end, but it's a declaration, not a Turing-complete
      "language". Think of it as just a variable your system outputs.

      > The best Pseudo-OOP (or, POOP) approach I have found so far is Fusebox,
      > which makes it POSSIBLE to employ encapsulation. Fusebox provides a
      > "TestHarness" for Unit Testing, and some tools for collecting user stories
      > in a site-structured way. I think some Agile techniques will be applicable.
      > (Just getting started myself.)
      >
      > There is also CFObjects, which is not widely adopted, but which does do
      > objects in ColdFusion.

      And if these tools had themselves been developed test-first..?

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      Phlip
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