Author Archives: ArchimedesNewton

Practical Thoughts on Equivalency Class Partitioning and Boundary Testing

I recently had a friend ask for my thoughts on some software testing methodologies / tools and within that the topic of Equivalence Classes and Boundaries came up. The book he was using, while highly recommended, did a rather poor … Continue reading

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Sierra Wireless Overdrive™ Pro 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot (802S) with LinuxMint 13 (Maya)

So, I’ve recently signed up for a Virgin Mobile plan that gives me 2GB of data per month for just $35. I know, you’re probably asking how much 2GB can do for you. Well, I had my doubts as well … Continue reading

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Microsoft Moles Crashes while Multithreaded

So I’ve been doing a lot of C#.NET lately and found one of the coolest tools ever earlier this week: Microsoft Moles. Seriously, this stuff is awesome. The name’s a little strange. I mean, come on, when’s the last time … Continue reading

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Installing ruby-debug-ide19 on Ruby 1.9.3 (p125) from RailsInstaller 2.1.0

This has been quite a little journey. In the end, I’m happy with the solution though as it appears to be pretty elegant and, most importantly, seems to work at the moment. First, some background. I’ve recently had a big … Continue reading

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JBoss 5.1.0 GA: The declaration for the entity “HTML.Version” must end with ‘>’.

So, my latest project is to create a working Struts2 site on a pre-existing JBoss 5.1.0 GA server instance. The server is fixed at this version because it’s packaged as part of a commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) system. I’ve noticed over the … Continue reading

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Integrating LoadRunner 11 and SiteScope 11 with Authentication Enabled

So I’ve been silent for a while. Not because I haven’t had any good ideas but because I’ve just been too busy to sit down and write them out! Well, I’m taking the time this morning because this one is … Continue reading

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Mounting your VOB 101: Slow down there, partner!

The purpose of this post is to help others who find absolutely no useful information if confronted with the following message while mounting a ClearCase VOB: Mounting MVFS filesystem \<VOB>. cleartool: Error: Unable to mount: File exists I found this … Continue reading

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Build Forge Agent Proxy

So I’ve been really busy the last few months. REALLY BUSY. But, I’ve also had the chance to learn a lot of new things. One of the more interesting things I’ve learned lately (as in, the past week) is that … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

To all who celebrate Christmas, I wish you a Merry Christmas this year, 2010. I know for me, my family and I have a lot to be thankful for and I just stand in awe at how far I’ve come … Continue reading

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Speeding up ClearCase lost+found removals

Have you ever had a lot of unnecessary files in a ClearCase VOB’s lost+found folder? Have you ever tried to get rid of them and the best you can do is the following command from within the lost+found folder? (This … Continue reading

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