TDD as if you meant it

A 150 minute Workshop by:

Adrian Bolboac─â

Mozaic Works

About this Workshop

In this workshop, you will:

  • learn the purest form of test driven development (TDD)
  • find out how to let your design be guided entirely by tests
  • build an application starting from atomic behaviours and not from design up-front

During 2 hours we will write code for a simple problem and then talk about what happened. There will be 2 45-minute sessions, during which you will work in pairs. After the first session we'll stop for a couple of minutes to see where we are heading to and if there is something we could improve. In the end you will delete the code (it can be hard, but it is worth it) and we will have a closing discussion about what we learned.

You will need a laptop with a working and testing environment installed for your preferred language. This event will be language agnostic. You should also have source control software installed.

About the Speaker

Adrian is a programmer, trainer and coach. His passion is helping teams produce high quality software, both on the technical and organisational sides. He has worked in many industries - including energy, e-commerce, ERP/CRM, embedded software and banking.

He has recently travelled around Europe to learn from local communities and user groups and to teach and facilitate hands-on activities. Adrian is a supporter of deliberate practice, experiments and experiential learning.

In 2016 he published a book about hosting and facilitating a code retreat, a one-day deliberate practice concept for programming.

Adrian also plans to develop the concept of evolutionary design through hands-on workshops, live coding sessions, articles and at least one book on this topic.

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