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Automated Testing for Fraidy Cats Like Me

by Julie Lerman

An introducton to the benefits and techniques of automated software testing.

What you'll learn

Many developers have heard of unit testing or test driven development but are daunted by the scope, depth or learning curve. This course aims at removing that first layer of trepidation. You will get a quick and broad perspective on why you might want to take a closer look at testing. You'll learn about some of the key benefits, get a high level look at the testing landscape and see baby steps to coding some of the most common techniques. The course should help you determine if you want to learn more about testing and provide you with a solid platform to continue on to more advanced learning resources. Automated Testing for Fraidy Cats Like Me is aimed at developers from any discipline although Visual Studio, C# and related tools are used to demonstrate testing techniques.

About the author

Julie Lerman is a software coach with over 30 years of experience building software. As a coach, Julie provides support for DDD and architecture implementation, facilitates Event Storming workshops and domain discovery. She also provides deep dives into Entity Framework for her clients in the .NET world. Julie is a long-time Pluralsight author, Microsoft MVP, Microsoft Regional Director and Docker Captain who lives in the hills of Vermont and continues to be known as the world’s top expert in E... more

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