Content tagged with: TDD
What is the difference between “Test First” software development and “Test Driven Development (TDD)”? In this blog post, Daniel Lindner provides his opinion about this topic and discusses his issues with Test Driven Development and how he thought he could train to apply it properly.
When discussing TDD with my friends and coworkers, often heatedly, an interesting pattern has appeared. All of the arguments about expensive refactoring and the need for up-front design are never really challenged. Instead, what has always been the final refuge for those arguing for TDD is that it makes development fun again.
This article provides an article on how to create unit tests for a Visual C# class in a Windows Store app with Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows 8 and the Microsoft Unit Testing Framework.
Test-Driven Development (TDD) is one of the main technical practice of agile software development. In his blog post, Bradley Braithwaite shared the top five Test-Driven Development mistakes based on his own experience as a consultant. These mistakes lead organizations to abandon TDD because they think that there is no return on the time invested in Test-Driven Development or the code base become more difficult to maintain.
Test Driven Development (TDD) is a powerful tool to produce quality code, but if it is not used correctly it can also put your project in a difficult position if it is not used correctly. In this article, Jakub Nabrdalik explains that TDD is simple to learn, but hard to master. He shares some tips on how to avoid Test Driven Development traps.
This article from Keith Burnell presents best practices and techniques to increase the testability of ASP.NET MVC applications. This includes how to structure the solution, architecting the code to handle the injection of dependencies and implementing dependency injection with StructureMap.
This is not a session about how or why to practice Test-Driven Development (TDD). Based upon research conducted during the first quart of 2012, I will outline the most common objections to TDD and describe in detail, with examples where appropriate, how to refute, avoid or mitigate each of them. The coverage will acknowledge that there are risks inherent to all techniques and will not promote the idea that TDD is some kind of silver bullet.
PHPUnit is a unit testing software framework for PHP. It provides both a framework that makes writing unit tests easy as well as the functionality to easily run the tests and analyze their results. This video shows you how to build a relatively simple class, using TDD techniques. It also discusses various PHPUnit methods and explains how to create mock objects.
There are solutions which provide the ability to automatically run your tests as you code. This tutorial shows how to use a Ruby gem, called watchr to monitor your code and automatically run the appropriate tests whenever you save your work. This is how you can automated Test-Driven Development (TDD) on your PHP code. The watchr gem is an executable program written in Ruby, and it wraps around features found in an operating system’s file system to provide the ability to watch for changes made to a specific file or …
Software testing is a major activity in any software development project and a large part of the budget is spent on it. If we want to effectively spend your money, the ease of software testing should be addressed when you design your system in the early stages of building your applications. In this article, Gil Zilberfeld explains that thee adoption of test first practices like Test-Driven Development (TDD) or Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD) by the majority of agile teams shows how test automation needs are addressed from the initial steps …