Month: February 2021

Real Programming S01E08: Tighter, Tighter

This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series Real Programming

Real Programming S01E08: Tighter, Tighter That cool change from last time needs finishing, and let’s tighten down the tests & code to their minimum. If you want to follow along in the code, the project is at github. Transcript & Captions coming soon!

Technique & Transition

HOT TIP! Click the image below to get $75 off Ted Young’s new interactive online class running March 8th-11th 2021. Use special code "GEEPAW" at checkout. Thanks! Microtest TDD is a "way of coding", not an after-market bolt-on to old-school approaches, and as a result, we have to constantly intertwine …

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Awkward & Graceful

In microtest TDD, we describe collaborations as "awkward" or "graceful". The distinction is critical to understanding how the Steering premise and the Pieces premise work together to make TDD a productivity tool. Let’s dig in. Here in the states, it’s Black History month. I urge my friends and followers to …

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TDD As Change Strategy

Microtest TDD is an effective change strategy because it dramatically improves our performance at comprehension, confirmation, and regression detection, all critical factors in handling change quickly & safely. I know how comparatively little geekery matters right now. Sometimes I need a break, and maybe you do, too, so I share. …

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