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Blog Archive for johnsmart during September 2012

Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD) is a very effective development practice that essentially involves writing specifications in the form of documented and automated examples. These automated examples become automated acceptance tests that validate the features being delivered. The process of writing these examples encourages teams to focus on where the business value of a feature is coming...
A recent study found that projects applying techniques such as Acceptance Test Driven Development and Test Driven Development deliverd 31% faster with 4 times less defects. Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD) is more than just a way to write automated acceptance tests: it is also a powerful communication tool that can help teams understand what needs to be build in business terms, which in...