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4+ Hours of Video Instruction
Learn the essentials of test driven development, refactoring, and pair programming in this 4-hour, fast-paced and engaging video course recorded as a live workshop.
Agile coach and trainer Bryan Beecham teaches the basics of these software engineering concepts with the use of building blocks, demonstrations, and hands-on practice. Learn the importance of creating failing tests, making them pass, and refactoring your code. This workshop provides an easy introduction to TDD, refactoring, and pair programming for everyone, regardless of their experience level.
About the Instructor
Bryan Beecham is an international speaker, coach, trainer, and agile consultant. He’s also a co-organizer of Agile Ottawa and is currently consulting for LeanDog, a company that focuses on Software Craftsmanship.
What You Will Learn
Who Should Take This Course
Table of Contents
Lesson 1: Agile Engineering Practices
Understanding eXtreme programming (XP)
Lesson 2: Test Driven Development (TDD)
Focus on simplicity
Importance of failure
Lesson 3: Refactoring
What isn't refactoring
Simulation I: Small program
Simulation II: Random pile of bricks
Lesson 4: Pair Programming
Examples of pairing
Simulation I: Pair draw
Simulation II: Poetry
Simulation III: Practice pairing
Lesson 5: Putting It All Together
Synergy of practices
About LiveLessons Video Training
LiveLessons Video Training series publishes hundreds of hands-on, expert-led video tutorials covering a wide selection of technology topics designed to teach you the skills you need to succeed. This professional and personal technology video series features world-leading author instructors published by your trusted technology brands: Addison-Wesley, Cisco Press, IBM Press, Pearson IT Certification, Prentice Hall, Sams, and Que. Topics include IT Certification, Programming, Web Development, Mobile Development, Home and Office Technologies, Business and Management, and more. View all LiveLessons on InformIT at http://www.informit.com/livelessons