xUnit Test Patterns: Tools for creating more effective unit tests in enterprise development projects

90 minutes !talk practitioner level

Description:

Unit tests can suffer from the same problems as any code – over time they can become harder to maintain or understand. After working on many projects using Test Driven Development over more than 7 years I have learnt that there are some fundamentally important architecture and design choices that will allow you to leverage unit tests into a quality and velocity enhancing tool instead of a millstone around your neck. In this very pragmatic, real-world talk I hope to share some of these patterns with you, patterns that will help you to write more understandable, maintainable xUnit tests.

Learning Objectives:

  • The state of TDD and Unit Tests in the Agile software development world
  • The principles of well written unit tests
  • Patterns that help to write good unit tests
  • Patterns for architecting testable software

Audience:

Developers

Requirements:

None

Speakers:

Peter Wiles

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