• James Grenning on Technical Excellence

    by Shane Hastie on  Feb 27, 2015 3

    At then recent Agile Singapore conference James Grenning presented two technically focused talks - one on the importance of technical excellence and the other teaching test driven development. He spoke to InfoQ about the importance of strong technical practices to enable true agility in software development.

  • Q&A about the book Common System and Software Testing Pitfalls

    by Ben Linders on  Oct 28, 2014

    The book Common System and Software Testing Pitfalls by Donald Firesmith provides descriptions of 92 pitfalls that make testing less efficient and effective. The descriptions explain what testers and stakeholders can do to avoid falling into the pitfalls and how to deal with the consequences when they have fallen into them.

  • The Life and Times of TDD

    by Scott Ambler on  Sep 04, 2014

    Scott Ambler discusses a recent mini-survey designed to find out how TDD is being used in practice. He examines the state of practice and what techniques and tools are being used with TDD.

Agile Architecture Applied

Posted by Wim Heemskerk Minze Tolsma on  Jun 23, 2014

When and how to apply architecture depends on the context. This article shows how you can give proper attention to architecture in an agile setting. Adaptability and conversation are the essentials. 4

Taking Back Agile

Posted by Ben Linders on  May 29, 2014

An interview with Tim Ottinger and Ruud Wijnands about the way that organizations adopt agile, services provided by the industry, and the importance of technical practices and craftsmanship in agile.

*-Driven* do not change anything

Posted by Michał Bartyzel on  May 02, 2014

Michał Bartyzel challenges the need to master a *Driven* approach to be Software Professional. These might be: DDD, TDD, BDD, MDD or other frameworks which can be responsible for cognitive biases. 7

Quality Code - Book Review and Interview

Posted by Srini Penchikala on  Feb 25, 2014

Quality Code book covers different aspects of SDLC with focus on delivering quality product. InfoQ spoke with author Stephen Vance about the book and best practices for testing applications.

Book Review: Test-Driven Infrastructure with Chef - Second Edition

Posted by Matthias Marschall on  Feb 17, 2014

The second edition of Stephen Nelson-Smith's book "Test-Driven Infrastructure with Chef" describes a testing workflow and tools for writing fully tested infrastructure code

ATDD From the Trenches

Posted by Henrik Kniberg on  Oct 17, 2013

A concrete example of how to get started with acceptance-test driven development on an existing code base. It is part of the solution to technical debt. 5

Book Review: ATDD By Example

Posted by Manuel Pais on  Dec 21, 2012

“ATDD By Example” value proposition was to be an introductory hands-on guide to implementing and successfully applying Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD) from zero.

Metrics-Driven Development

Posted by Mantas Klasavičius on  Nov 30, 2012

In this article the author shares his thoughts and experience gathered while working together with DEV teams, trying to make sense of metrics. He introduces the practice of Metrics-Driven-Development. 9

Virtual Panel: Code-to-Test Ratios, TDD and BDD

Posted by Manuel Pais on  Jul 13, 2012

In the last couple of months several online discussions took place about test first or test last, code-to-test ratios or whether BDD is really just TDD. InfoQ asked the opinion of BDD and TDD experts. 3