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 author

David Starr is a Principal Azure Solutions Architect for Microsoft and 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 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 tooling curricula. David blogs at ElegantCode.com, is a frequent contributor at conferences and a frequent writer. He has successfully led many product development teams and is a technical learning professional.

Scott has over 15 years of experience in commercial software development and is a frequent speaker at national conferences, and local user groups. Scott is a Microsoft MVP and has authored books on several Microsoft technologies, including ASP.NET, C#, and Windows Workflow.

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