Expanded Library

TDD as a Design Tool

by Nate Taylor

This course will use the principles of Test Driven Development (TDD) to help achieve a well-designed application.

What you'll learn

This course shows how to use Test Driven Development (TDD) in a real-world setting. It moves beyond the discussing the basics of TDD; instead of focusing on the mechanics of TDD, this course uses TDD as a design tool. The course will cover unit testing both server- (node.js) and client-side (Angular) code. The goal of the course is to demonstrate how to use TDD to design a better code base.

About the author

Nate's first program was written in QBasic on an 8086 clone his dad built. Since then he's written applications in C++, .NET, and Node.js. He spent the first 12 years of his career writing Windows applications before transitioning to write applications for the web. Regardless of the language or type of application he's written, he strives for writing clean, testable, and maintainable code. In addition to his day job as a developer, Nate also enjoys speaking at various conferences. He will typica... more

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