TDD Archive

TDD: Code without Fear

This demo on test-driven development (TDD) is for the beginner who would like to learn and see TDD in action. Come watch as Christian not only shows the rythm of TDD, but also how it helps to

Eliminating Static Dependencies

Nature abhors a vacuum.  It turns out she also abhors static dependencies (I have my sources).  Static dependencies are the modern-day globals, often exposed through classes named “Helper”.  I’ve certainly been guilty of overusing static dependencies in

TDD: It’s About More Than Just “Testing”

Recently, in the Rails community, there has been an upsurge of interest in testing. For instance, in the past year alone, we’ve seen the introduction of a bevy of new testing-related gems (i.e. context, cucumber, factory_girl, remarkable,

More Test Driven Development With Javascript: JsTestDriver

Demonstration of JsTestDrive technology and how you can use it to TDD your JavaScript code. Good blog  posting evaluating JsTestDrive

When I finally understood Behaviour-Driven Development

This is a lightning talk about why I, as an experienced TDD:er, at first was convinced that BDD was completely useless and more or less harmful, which faulty assumptions I had and why I’ve completely changed my