Acceptance Test Driven Development, or ATDD, has proven to be a very effective technique, both for driving and guiding development, and for enhancing communication between developers and other project stakeholders. But why stop there? Well designed Acceptance Tests can also act as a formidable documentation source and communication tool.
On June 23 in Sydney, in collaboration with Centrum Systems, I will be giving a talk on the topic of "Completing the circle: Automated web tests, ATDD and Acceptance Tests as a team communication tool".
Sometimes, even if you are generally applying good Test Driven Development practices, you can find yourself slipping into what I call Integration-Test Driven Development, or ITDD. Essentially, this is when you use a high level integration or functional test to know if your low-level code changes are having the desired effect.
There have been some articles and tweets about code coverage recently, and it seems that many developers are still laboring under a few misconceptions in this area.
Wakaleo Consulting is pleased to announce that we are bringing our popular TDD/BDD courses to Europe, in a convenient online format!
Two new chapters of "Jenkins: The Definitive Guide" are now available.
This article is an extract from the upcoming book Jenkins: The Definitive Guide, to be published in the coming months with O'Reilly..
"You fought in the Butler Wars?" "Yes, I was once a Hudson developer, the same as your father..."
Vote in the latest Continuous Integration Tooling pool (http://www.wakaleo.com/resources/polls), and learn what tools others in the community are using, and what for. You won't win an iPad, but it's still good fun ;-).