• Using Coding Katas, BDD and VS2010 Project Templates: Part 2

    by Jamie Phillips on  Sep 29, 2010 1

    This is the second of a three-part series on how Jamie Phillips used a combination of coding katas, behavior driven development, and project templates to improve his development practices. In this part Jamie introduces the reader to behavior driven development and explains how it can improve the effectiveness of unit testing.

  • Using Coding Katas, BDD and VS2010 Project Templates: Part 1

    by Jamie Phillips on  Sep 24, 2010 2

    This three-part series on using coding katas in practice Behavior Driven Development was written by the late Jamie Phillips, a well-known member of Boston's Agile and .NET communities. When we saw the first draft of this article we were all eager to publish it, but he passed away before we could finish the editing process. With the permission of wife Diana, we proudly present his final work.

  • Skills for Scrum Agile Teams

    by Prasad Prabhakaran on  Jul 26, 2010 16

    The skills required to be hyper-productive in agile projects are different from those required by a traditional one. This article identifies behavioral and technical skills required for a team to have that edge. Anyone who acquires these "delta" traits should be equipped with the right set of behavioral and technical skills, which enable them to work effectively in an agile project.

The Limits of Agile

Posted by Alan Kelly on  Jul 19, 2010

Outside of a certain Agile sweet-spot, there are more barriers and costs to applying Agile techniques. None of these obstacles prevents Agile in itself but each increases the cost of getting to Agile. 5

Architecting TekPub - Moving from ASP.NET MVC to Ruby on Rails

Posted by Robert Bazinet on  May 19, 2010

TekPub is an interesting case about company who started on ASP.NET MVC and quickly moved to Ruby on Rails. We had the opportunity to talk with them about their technology turnaround. 21

Unit and Integration Testing for GWT Applications

Posted by Bertrand Paquet and Gael Lazzari on  Apr 19, 2010

Bertrand Paquet and Gael Lazzari of Octo Technology explore Unit Testing GWT applications and introduce their own open source gwt-test-utils framework. 2

Code Contracts in C#

Posted by Jon Skeet on  Apr 14, 2010

This article discusses the concepts and ideas of Code Contracts and how C# handles them, including the ideas behind Design by Contract and how to use Code Contracts in your code.

FlexMonkey brings unit testing to Flex user interface developers

Posted by Stuart Stern on  Jul 15, 2009

This article explores how Gorilla Logic's new, open source Flex user interface automation testing tool, FlexMonkey, can enhance the productivity of both developers and QA testers. 3

JavaScript Test Driven Development with JsUnit and JSMock

Posted by Dennis Byrne on  Feb 09, 2009

This article is a crash course in writing maintainable JavaScript. We'll add features to a running example by iteratively following a simple principle: write a unit test, make it pass. 5

Typemock: Past, Present and Future

Posted by Eli Lopian on  Sep 04, 2008

Eli Lopian of Typemock answers a few questions on Typemock origins and where Typemock is headed. 5

Interview and Book Excerpt: "Model Based Software Testing and Analysis with C#"

Posted by Jonathan Jacky, Margus Veanes, Colin Campbell, and Wolfram Schulte on  Feb 21, 2008

Recently published, Infoq was able to speak with all four authors about their personal views on Model Based Testing: Jonathan Jacky, Margus Veanes, Colin Campbell and Wolfram Schulte. 2

Interview and Book Excerpt: Hani Suleiman & Cedric Beust, "Next Generation Java Testing: TestNG and Advanced Concepts"

Posted by Scott Delap on  Feb 13, 2008 recently interviewed Next Generation Java Testing: TestNG and Advanced Concepts authors Hani Suleiman and Cédric Beust. InfoQ is also pleased to offer a chapter excerpt, "Mocks and Stubs". 4

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