My “Unit testing with SQL Server” article is now online on SQLServerCentral.com. A big thanks goes to Steve Jones (@way0utwes).
You can read it here.
Stay tuned! 🙂
After SQL Saturday Pordenone, I’ll keep speaking about DLM (aka ALM on databases) during the following events:
.Net Campus a Roma
, May 30, I’ll speak about continuous integration with SQL Server (source control, unit testing, deploy).
There’s a lot of work to do. But I’m thinking now about two or three new sessions. I hope to finish them in the last months of the year, and I hope to meet you in one of these events, at least online.
EssentialSQL.com is a very useful resource for learning SQL Server.
As in the website homepage: “Now it is time to learn SQL in simple English.”
Kris would like to reach the following goals:
- Get started in an easy to follow step-by-step manner.
- Use reader’s time wisely (focusing on what is important to learn to get the most value from your time).
- Answer the questions.
I’ve found this interview very interesting. We’ve spoken about my favourite topics, like Source control on database and database unit testing. This is my job, everyday.
We’ve spoken also about worst practices I saw in my past experiences and then he asked me to give some suggestion to people who start to explore SQL Server.
Stay tuned! 🙂
Recently I moved my job on ALM topics, focusing on Source Control Management and Testing, in order to reach Continuous Integration on database development. I evaluated some tools and Red-Gate was my first choice. In this post I’d like to share the suggestions I made on two of the most important tool I’m using atm:
- SQL Prompt (productivity tool for code formatting, intellisense, code inspection, etc.)
suggestions: TODO highlights. I’d like to improve readability of TODO and HACK comments, like in the following picture:
- SQL Test (addon for SQL Server Management Studio, unit testing utility)
“Expand/Collapse all” for avoiding clicks when you have lots of test procedures
for grouping tests logically and not with the strict database schema names
If you think that those suggestions could help us, feel free to vote!