QWAN

We Are QWAN

We are Quality Without A Name, an initiative of pragmatic practitioners. We train and mentor teams, coach individuals and carry out bespoke development projects. We specialize in agile and lean software development.

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Our Services

Consultancy and Mentoring

We take a holistic, systemic approach to grow your development organization. An effective software development organization needs to attend to technical skills, agile processes, team organization, and personal growth.

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Training

We deliver courses on (agile) software development. Small groups, intensive courses, hands on, VERY interactive ... & fun!

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Development

Have we mentioned that we're software developers? We are. And we're passionate about the quality of our work. We believe that for sustainable development, we need state-of-the-art practices like test driven development, continuous integration and relentless refactoring.

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Our Blog

TDD Heuristics: Faking & Cheating

Once we have a failing test, how do we get to green quickly? If we can get away with faking it, we do that. It is sometimes the simplest way to get the test to pass, and to remind us to write the next test case.

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TDD Heuristics: Act Dumb in Implementation

When we have written a failing test, we try to make it work in the simplest possible way - do the simplest thing that could possibly work. We prefer baby steps, so at each step we understand precisely what we are doing, even if we have not solved the whole problem yet. Cheating and faking are allowed.

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TDD Heuristics: 0, 1, N

Where do we start when test-driving a new piece of code? All options are open, but we risk getting stuck because of the blank-piece-of-paper feeling. Because we want to take baby steps towards the end result, use the 0, 1, N guideline: we start with some ‘zero’ or edge case, then make it work for a single case, then generalize it to multiple cases.

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Our Team

Marc Evers
Marc Evers
consulting developer
Willem van den Ende
Willem van den Ende
developing consultant
Rob Westgeest
Rob Westgeest
developing developers

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Phone:

+31 6 44 55 000 3 (Marc)
+31 6 457 76 328 (Rob)
+44 743 8651 672 (Willem)

NL Office:

Ypelaerstraat 7
5081 BS Hilvarenbeek
The Netherlands

NL Office:

Weidehoeve 9
3438 MD Nieuwegein
The Netherlands

UK Office:

The Guild
High Street
Bath BA1 5EB
United Kingdom

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