Was doing some work today that just happened to involve some very basic, but very power regular expressions, and decided to make a quick, unscripted video to demonstrate a few techniques I use all the time. I hope benefits someone out there who doesn’t realize the immense power that comes with understanding a few simple regular expressions.
(If you are a developer for a health insurance company looking for details on this project, you’ll find that towards the bottom)
Let’s face it, some code is more fun than others. Especially when you get to create a brand new project from scratch. For me, it’s even more fun when there’s no UI to make “pretty”. And that’s exactly what I got to write over the past week.
It was a simple project with a terrific opportunity to write some amazing code: Take some CSV files and convert them to the format outlined here. Add bonus points for going well beyond the validation requirements in the spec.
In the end, there were 1764 lines of code, with 76 passing unit tests achieving over 98% code coverage. There’s also zero duplicate code and, for me, at least, some decent metrics upon analysis. …Continue reading Fun code [Fun code]
I’ve made a lot of changes to CHK since my first post a couple of weeks ago. CHK now works much better and is much more powerful. Let’s just say this thing turned out to be a much bigger project than I originally anticipated, and I learned a lot in the process.
UPDATE as of 8/3/2015 9:16:35 AM by AD: It appears that Mr. Whut is updating AttachTo himself now to work with newer VS versions and I failed to realize that. I do not know at what point that he fixed AttachTo, but it would have been nice to know before I went through the trouble. :) I will leave this post in tact for reference.
Well, it’s that time of the year again where we the community band together and patch the AttachTo extension so it will run in the latest version of Visual Studio (2015 in this case).