I’m going to have a good time in the next couple of months – I have several interesting speaking opportunities right around the corner:In less than two days I’ll be traveling to Germany to attend AgileTD. This is my first time at that AgileTD but from what I hear it’s an amazing conference. This year … Continue reading Upcoming speaking engagements – AgileTD, DevMotion & NDC London
Upcoming speaking engagements – User groups, meetups & AgileTD
It’s been a while since my last local appearance – too long in my opinion. Luckily I have a chance to remedy that:August 19th: I’ll be speaking at the IL .NET Developers user group (IDNDUG) about Navigating the TDD alphabet soup. I’ll be speaking about TDD/BDD/ATDD, their origins, how (and when) to use them and … Continue reading Upcoming speaking engagements – User groups, meetups & AgileTD
Catch – multi-paradigm automated test framework for C++
When unit testing in C++ I tend to use Google Test/Mock, it’s simple to use, multi-platform solution. In the last few days I have been having second thoughts about it due to a new framework called Catch.What is (the) Catch?“Catch” stand for C++ Automated Test Cases in Headers. It’s an open source project (GitHubbed). What … Continue reading Catch – multi-paradigm automated test framework for C++
New Speaking engagement – DevWeek 2015
Now that I’m back from NDC London I have a chance to plan my upcoming speaking engagements – and it’s going to be a few busy months.I’ve already blogged about my plans for the next few months but since then I found out that I’ll be coming back to London (always a pleasure) in March … Continue reading New Speaking engagement – DevWeek 2015
What I hate about BDD
Disclaimer: this is not a TDD vs. BDD post – now that we’ve got that out of the way let’s discuss the thing I hate most about BDD…I’ve recently started using BDD (again). My tests are still “unit tests” – they do not call a database nor any other external dependency, and since even when … Continue reading What I hate about BDD
Unit level BDD using SubSpec
In the BDD (Behavior Drive Development) there are two groups of frameworks. The first group contains tools such as SpecFlow and nBehave to name a few all of which uses (at least) two files – one contains the scenarios/behaviors in plain English (more or less) and the other the code that makes it all happen.I … Continue reading Unit level BDD using SubSpec
TDD vs. BDD or why can’t we all just get along?
I was listening to another good Hanselminuets podcast - Understanding BDD and NSpec with Matt Florence and Amir Rajan. As always it was a good an informative show. Towards the end of the show one of the interviewees (I think it was Amir) explained why BDD is much better than TDD… by djclear904 … Continue reading TDD vs. BDD or why can’t we all just get along?