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Uncle Bob's Test Driven Development and Refactoring
This is a two-day hands-on course in which students learn Test-Driven Development (TDD) and Refactoring. This course alternates between lecture and exercise so that students can experience, first-hand, the practices and disciplines of these fundamental topics.
- Professionalism, Craftsmanship and Clean Code
- Code Smells
- De-odorizing code by using refactorings
- Unit testing and Test Driven Development
- Design Patterns that facilitate testing and refactoring
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Gojko Adzic's Test Driven Development Workshop
Gojko Adzic's two day workshop on Test Driven Development (TDD) enables you to experience and learn test driven development by doing it. You will be immersed in a realistic TDD project, allowing you to learn the practices and principles of test driven development and try them out in practice. Through facilitated exercises and discussion, you will experience two days of working on an agile test-driven team.
You will use and learn basic Test Driven Development practices including unit testing, refactoring and related agile practices such as continuous integration and pair programming. You will understand the reasons behind TDD and experience its benefits first-hand. By applying what you learn, you will be able to build quality into software from the start, design and develop systems fit for purpose and write code that is easy to maintain and evolve in the future. The is a completely hands-on workshop with coding straight from the start, interrupted by very short presentations to explain the practices and put things into a wider perspective. It is based on the very latest tools, current knowledge and ideas from the community. Find out more here.
Practical Agile Testing with Janet Gregory
Janet Gregory's three day practical agile testing course demonstrates how testers can become valued agile team members, how they contribute to delivering a continuous stream of business value, and provides ways to overcome common cultural and logistical obstacles in transitioning to an agile development process. The training course describes the values and principles that help testers adopt an Agile QA mindset, and how the whole team contributes to the success of any testing practices, including test automation.
You will be shown how to complete testing activities in short iterations, and how testers contribute on a daily basis during each iteration and release cycle. Through interactive exercises and group discussions, you will discover good strategies for driving development with both executable and manual tests. The course is filled with real-life examples of the many ways agile testers add value.
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