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Dave Thompson September 24, at 4: The tests then serve as the formal specification for your interface, which often leads to easier and quicker implementation of your interface. Since your code's specification is now being tested, it is very easy to prove to stakeholders that your code works as intended, and is often easier to change when stakeholders change their minds.
If you write your implementation first, you may not realize until later down the road that your interface is awkward or difficult to use, and by then it takes more time to fix it. TDD is not always necessary or even the best way to do things.
TDD's advantages show themselves quickly when working with a technology or business domain that you're not experienced with, when you're working with complex systems, and when you're creating public apis. In these cases, TDD helps get your design correct the 1st try, and saves a lot of time.
In addition TDD has many advantages when working with a large team.
Any time 'wasted' writing tests is more than made up for by elimination of technical debt and time spent refactoring or fix bugs. Darren September 24, at 7: Full test-first code is an ideal, as something to be worked for.
That's the difference between test driven development and your "developer driven development.
Your DDD is a method that says that whatever "works" today is fine, whoever you are and whatever you do today, and testing is nice so long as it's in some form before or after the code is written. If you're not able to write simple test cases for all of the code you write, even before that code, how can you be satisfied with yourself?
Dawid Loubser September 25, at 3: One of only two truths apply: Let's call this "faith". You make the statement because there is a unit test that proves it "proof". In other fields of engineering, things are not built based on faith.
Unit tests, at every level of granularity, are the only way to prove that your system works. Anything less fosters a self-important, "code ownership", hacking culture, and virtually proves that you are coding without having performed any real design.
Anybody is free to follow this style of work, but in the 21st century, this is thoroughly amateur, in my opinion, and suited only to toy software. Are you really willing to bet your job, and the experience of your clients, on faith?
SomeGuy February 19, at 8: I have a sensor. I want to write a parser that parses the data from the sensor.
TDD would say, write a test that mimics a message described in the protocol manual, and test that the parser would parse the message correctly. So I write the test. I write the parser. The parser passes the test. And now I can merrily hand that code off, and the world is right as rain.
How did I discover this? By hooking the sensor up to the parser and doing a live test with the real hardware.
So what did I gain? Antoine November 9, at 8: The first step is to create a failing test. Then make it pass with messy production code. Then refactor, while checking that the test still passes. Focus on what you want to use, of course. It the end, it costed you nothing because you had to learn the API anyway.
This is actually completely out of topic because as i said this is not about TDD. I just wanted to make sure anyone reading the comment above would not leave spreading wrong views about TDD.
Peter Sergeant September 25, at 3:Update: At the bottom of this post, I’ve linked to two large and quite different discussions of this post, both of which are worth reading Update 2: If the contents of this post make you angry, okay.
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