Moving to Test-Driven Development and Exploring Language Paradigms

Michael Feathers defines legacy code as “code without tests.” There’s a major qualitative difference when working on code without tests. Feathers’ job is to move software teams from their current process to a test-driven development process. In this interview he also discusses functional programming and other important paradigms that developers …

What to Test and When

Now that unit testing and test-driven development have hit the mainstream, more and more companies are beginning to embrace these agile practices. What isn’t always clear is which practice is most useful in which scenario, and how alternatives like state-based testing and non-automated human-tester activities can be used most cost-effectively. …