Course's Description

A session at Uncle Bob's Advanced Test Driven Development

This is a intense, hands-on and exercise driven Advanced Test Driven Development course is written and delivered by Uncle Bob Martin and focuses on the design of clean, robust, and maintainable unit and acceptance tests. You will learn the principles of test design, and the practices of keeping tests clean. More importantly, they will learn the principles of designing applications for testability. Exercises include the refactoring of bad tests, the writing of clean tests, and the design and refactoring of applications to make them testable.

This three-day hands-on Advanced Test Driven Development will explain the principles and practices of Test Driven Development as described in Agile Software Development, Principles, Patterns, and Practices by Uncle Bob. You will also receive this book as part of the course materials.

Exercises are in Java, but are applicable to C#, C++, and other object oriented languages.

LEARN HOW TO:

-The professional’s attitude towards TDD
-Coping with a non-TDD organization
-The Principles of Clean Tests
-Conventions for well written tests
-Avoiding and repairing fragile tests
-Testing with GUIs, Databases, Web Containers, and external resources
-Stubbing, Mocking, and Test Doubles
-Metrics and Tools
-BDD
-Acceptance Testing

Robert Martin (@unclebobmartin) has been a programmer since 1970. He is the Master Craftsman at 8th Light inc, an acclaimed speaker at conferences worldwide, and the author of many books including: The Clean Coder, Clean Code, Agile Software Development: Principles, Patterns, and Practices, and UML for Java Programmers.

He is a prolific writer and has published hundreds of articles, papers, and blogs. He served as the Editor-in-chief of the C++ Report, and as the first chairman of the Agile Alliance.

He is a former editor of the C++ Report and writes regular blogs at cleancoder.posterous.com

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