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July 20, 2016 — Posted by Ken Pugh

I've written about several ATDD topics recently on the ATDD website.  Here's a summary of the topics:

Testing Contracts for Services

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Case Study: ATDD - A Critical Success Factor

July 20, 2016 — Posted by Ken Pugh

At a financial firm where I taught and coached ATDD and TDD, here’s the results as reported by one team: “One of the critical success factors for our project was our adoption of ATTD and TDD, including frequent test collaboration, engaging the business in writing acceptance test criteria, and robust test automation.” “Collaborating on writing tests ensured that the entire team understood all stories, which facilitated swarming and cross-skill development. We got questions answered real-time from the business that used to occur in one-off conversations and cause system test failure rework.

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Case Study: ATDD Helps Solve Development Issues

July 19, 2016 — Posted by Ken Pugh

I’ve been teaching Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD) for many years.   At the start of every course, I ask the attendees for issues they have with their development processes.    After they have experienced the ATDD process, including creation of acceptance tests, I review their issues to see whether they feel that ATDD will help, hurt, or be neutral in respect to those issues.   

Here’s a sampling of the issues in the attendees words.  According to them, ATDD will help in solving:

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