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Professional Test Driven Development with C# : Developing Real World Applications with TDD

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Hands-on guidance to creating great test-driven development practice Test-driven development (TDD) practice helps developers recognize a well-designed application, and encourages writing a test before writing the functionality that needs to be implemented. This hands-on guide provides invaluable insight for creating successful test-driven development processes. With source code and examples featured in both C# and .NET, the book walks you through the TDD methodology and shows how it is applied to a real-world application. You ll witness the application built from scratch and details each step that is involved in the development, as well as any problems that were encountered and the solutions that were applied. * Clarifies the motivation behind test-driven development (TDD), what it is, and how it works * Reviews the various steps involved in developing an application and the testing that is involved prior to implementing the functionality * Discusses unit testing and refactoring Professional Test-Driven Development with C# shows you how to create great TDD processes right away.
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  • Paperback | 360 pages
  • 193 x 235 x 19mm | 690g
  • WROX PRESS
  • Indianapolis, IN, United States
  • English
  • 1. Auflage
  • w. ill.
  • 047064320X
  • 9780470643204
  • 413,481

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Start working with test driven development processes to build better applications

If you want to write robust software that is simple to implement and maintain, you need to use Test Driven Development (TDD). This hands-on guide shows you how, providing invaluable insight for creating effective TDD processes. With the help of source code and examples featured in C#, the authors walk you through the TDD methodology and show you how to apply it to a real-world application. You'll explore the application as it's built from scratch and follow each step involved in development, including problems that arise and the solutions to apply. Within no time, you'll be designing your own successful TDD processes.



Professional Test Driven Development with C#



Describes common software problems and provides refactoring practices that resolve them



Shows patterns that can be used to test WPF and Silverlight applications



Helps you ensure that when a defect is fixed it stays fixed without causing unexpected side effects



Shows how to structure your MVC application for testability



Shares the easy steps that can be taken to test WCF services



Explains how to run integration tests to ensure that everything works as planned



Uncovers best practices for writing good tests that are readable and maintainable



Wrox Professional guides are planned and written by working programmers to meet the real-world needs of programmers, developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, they address the issues technology professionals face every day. They provide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in new technologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.



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Table of contents

INTRODUCTION. PART I: GETTING STARTED. CHAPTER 1: THE ROAD TO TEST-DRIVEN DEVELOPMENT. CHAPTER 2: AN INTRODUCTION TO UNIT TESTING. CHAPTER 3: A QUICK REVIEW OF REFACTORING. CHAPTER 4: TEST-DRIVEN DEVELOPMENT: LET THE TESTS BE YOUR GUIDE. CHAPTER 5: MOCKING EXTERNAL RESOURCES. PART II: PUTTING BASICS INTO ACTION. CHAPTER 6: STARTING THE SAMPLE APPLICATION. CHAPTER 7: IMPLEMENTING THE FIRST USER STORY. CHAPTER 8: INTEGRATION TESTING. PART III: TDD SCENARIOS. CHAPTER 9: TDD ON THE WEB. CHAPTER 10: TESTING WINDOWS COMMUNICATION FOUNDATION SERVICES. CHAPTER 11: TESTING WPF AND SILVERLIGHT APPLICATIONS. PART IV: REQUIREMENTS AND TOOLS. CHAPTER 12: DEALING WITH DEFECTS AND NEW REQUIREMENTS. CHAPTER 13: THE GREAT TOOL DEBATE. CHAPTER 14: CONCLUSIONS. APPENDIX: TDD KATAS. INDEX.
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About James Bender

James Bender is Vice President of Technology for Improving Enterprises. He is a Microsoft MVP, working on everything from small, single-user applications to Enterprise-scale, multi-user systems. Jeff McWherter is a Partner and Director of Development at Gravity Works Design and Development. In 2010 Jeff was awarded with the Microsoft MVP for the third consecutive year.
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