Being an Agile Coach & TDD Consultant, I have helped many product companies during their Agile transformation journey. I have observed many interesting good, bad and ugly practices followed in industry in the name of TDD. I would like to share my experience with the audience and guide them towards the correct direction and help them extract the true benefit of TDD.

To give a simple example, using code-coverage as a metrics to measure the effectiveness of the Unit Test Cases is one of the common mistakes committed by many companies. 

In my presentation, I would like to demonstrate hands-on and discuss, how to effectively follow TDD and what to watch out and avoid bad practices in TDD.

 
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Outline/structure of the Session

1. Hands-on Demo to demonstrate what isn't TDD.

2. Hands-on Demo to demonstrate what is TDD.

3. Hands-on Demo to demonstrate, how not to measure the effectiveness of TDD.

4. Discuss best practices and suggest how to measure the effectiveness of TDD.

5. Discuss common mistakes and how to avoid them

Learning Outcome

Participants will learn,

1. What is TDD?

2. Bad & Ugly part of TDD

3. Good Practices in TDD 

Target Audience

Program Managers, Project Managers, Project Leads, QA Leads, QA Engineers, Product Owner, Scrum Masters & Developers

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  • Joel Tosi
    By Joel Tosi  ~  2 years ago
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    Hi Jeganathan,

         Could you please provide more details in your submission.  For example, you mention you are going to demonstrate 'how to measure the effectiveness of TDD'.  That sounds great, but I don't know what you mean and if your method is really new / interesting / practical.  Please elaborate on your learning outcomes - in particular what are some fo the good and bad practices people will walk away understanding.

    Lastly - 90 minutes is a long time to watch some one code - could you deliver the same quality / impact in less time or through different means?

    Best,

    Joel

    • Steve Ropa
      By Steve Ropa  ~  2 years ago
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      Hi Jeganathan,

      When you say you are doing a hands-on demo, are you planning on having the audience follow along on their laptops, or are you thinking more of showing examples for them to watch?  I mention this because as Joel points out, 90 minutes is a long time to watch someone code. I wonder if conference attendees would find this more compelling if the agenda were "Discuss what TDD is and isn't, with concrete examples", or something similar.


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