Test First Development - Part 1

by David Starr and Scott Allen

Test first development techniques and practices with C#, Visual Studio, and NUnit

What you'll learn

This course introduces a test-first development style to build better software. We’ll discuss the value of unit testing and demonstrate the red-green-refactor workflow in the design and implementation of business requirements. Using tools like NUnit and JetBrains Resharper we’ll also demonstrate tips and practices for refactoring, and writing effective unit tests. This course is appropriate for developers new to the practice of writing unit tests.

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About the authors

David Starr has worked in technology leadership positions for over 20 years. He specializes in agile software development practices, patterns and practices, and judicious application of various technologies within development teams. He works to improve the profession of software development as an author, trainer, and Azure architect. He is a 5 time Microsoft MVP in Visual Studio and a technical instructor with Pluralsight where he focuses on the software development practices and developer tool... more

Scott has worked on everything from 8-bit embedded devices to large scale web sites during his 15+ years in commercial software development. Since 2001, Scott has focused on server-side and web technologies, like ASP.NET, ASP.NET AJAX, Windows Workflow, Silverlight, and LINQ. Scott is also a speaker at national conferences like VSLive!, as well as code camps and user groups near his hometown of Hagerstown, MD. Scott has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP since 2005, and has written or co-... more

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