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Course Title
Test Driven Design

Objectives
Agile development is not really about being fast, but about sustainable speed. Lack of or inadequate automated testing makes it hard to respond to change. Automated testing provides two significant benefits: regression and better design. But, writing tests mechanically will not automatically give us the design benefits. This course focuses on how to use automated tests to drive the design of applications. We start with strategic design and then dive into tactical design issues influenced by automated tests. We learn about both test and design quality, how to maintain a good code coverage, and also the essential principles for creating lightweight design.

Duration
5 days

Customization
The course content will be customized to meet your teams' specific needs. Please review the provided detailed outline and suggest changes (additions, deletions, modifications) as you feel fit.

Audience
Developers, technical leads, and architects involved in lightweight design and automated verification of software to improve sustainable development pace

Benefits (After taking this course you will be able to):
  • Thoroughly automate the verification of software
  • Create lightweight design influenced by tests
  • Take a pragmatic approach to design
  • Create meaningful, maintainable automate tests at the right levels
  • Measure and maintain good code coverage

Topics
  • Influence of TDD on agility
  • Creating Design using Tests
  • Prudent mocking
  • BDD vs. TDD
  • Measuring code coverage
  • Refactoring, continuous integration
  • Essential Design Principles

Detailed Outline
View or download a detailed outline for this course from this link.

About the Instructor
Dr. Venkat Subramaniam is an award-winning author, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., creator of agilelearner.com, and an instructional professor at the University of Houston.

He has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, and is a regularly-invited speaker at several international conferences. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with sustainable agile practices on their software projects.

Venkat is a (co)author of multiple technical books, including the 2007 Jolt Productivity award winning book Practices of an Agile Developer. You can find a list of his books at http://www.agiledeveloper.com. You may read more about Venkat and Agile Developer, Inc. at http://agiledeveloper.com/aboutus.html.
 

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