Creating a Walking Skeleton

Posted by Paul Grenyer  on  Feb 05, 2013

Paul Grenyer discusses why and how to create a Walking Skeleton - an implementation of the thinnest possible slice of real functionality that we can automatically build, deploy and test end-to-end.

Integration Tests Are a Scam

Posted by J.B. Rainsberger  on  Sep 10, 2009 32

Integration tests are a scam. You’re probably writing 2-5% of the integration tests you need to test thoroughly. You’re probably duplicating unit tests all over the place. Your integration tests probably duplicate each other all over the place. When an integration test fails, who knows what’s broken? Learn the two-pronged attack that solves the problem: collaboration tests and contract tests.

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