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by jelam
Wed Jul 14, 2021 4:25 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Friday Facts #366 - The only way to go fast, is to go well!
Replies: 77
Views: 17840

Re: Friday Facts #366 - The only way to go fast, is to go well!

Hi Kovarex, Consider the value of Red Green (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Red_Green_Show) ;-) This is an inside joke on my team that we use to refer to the problem that tests usually don't have tests. What happens when tests have bugs? First of all, they're not testing the production code effec...
by jelam
Wed Jul 14, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Friday Facts #366 - The only way to go fast, is to go well!
Replies: 77
Views: 17840

Re: Friday Facts #366 - The only way to go fast, is to go well!

Hi Kovarex, I found that TDD completely changed how I approach coding. In a way, it made me paranoid. Making any change without tests in place feels like walking a tightrope without a net. If I write code without a test already in place, I feel like I have low confidence that what I wrote will work....
by jelam
Wed Jul 14, 2021 4:00 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Friday Facts #366 - The only way to go fast, is to go well!
Replies: 77
Views: 17840

Re: Friday Facts #366 - The only way to go fast, is to go well!

I wonder: has anyone combined pair programming and TDD yet? ;-) Of course. In fact, a fun game to play is "break it / fix it." Player one writes a test that fails. Player two makes the simplest possible change to the production code to make the new test pass. The purpose of making the sim...

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