James Kovacs discusses using TDD and BDD to avoid complexity and creating evolving architectures where convention is emphasized over configuration.
Tom Sulston explains how to manage systems with Cucumber and Puppet based on BDD principles, including practical tricks and pitfalls. The session demoes using those tools.
Ben Hall shows how Ruby testing tools can help with .NET and ASP.NET development and takes a look at RSpec, Webrat, Cucumber, Selenium and others. Also: a peek at using IronRuby for testing .NET apps.
Dan North gives an overview of Domain Driven Design and Behavior Driven Development then ties them together for a powerful mix.
In this talk from FutureRuby, Joseph Wilk gives an introduction to the BDD framework Cucumber and gives valuable tips for getting it adopted and used by customers and developers.
Dan describes a proven "outside-in" approach based on real life experience - engaging with and listening to our stakeholders. .
An introduction to BDD and how to make plain text User Stories executable with RSpec's Story Framework, which is written in Ruby, but runs against production code written in any programming language.
Rebecca Wirfs-Brock reviews various forms of driven development in order to understand the principles and values of several design practices used today.
David Anderson talks about the history of Agile, the current status of it and his vision for the future. The role of Agile consists in finding ways to implement its principles.
Charles Nutter discusses JRuby features, the JRuby compiler, calling between Java and JRuby, Swing and JRuby, JRuby web applications, JRuby on Rails, persistence, build automation, TDD and BDD.