Test First Programming / Test First Development

Occasionally referred to as Test First Development, Test First Programming is a beautiful concept that radically changed the way I approach software development. The ideas of Test First Programming and Test Driven Development are often muddled together. However, Test First is powerful enough to stand on it’s own. I think it’s important to present the concepts separately. TDD and many other agile practices build on Test First. This isn’t just about remembering the past. The lessons learned from Test First are still very important. ...

March 3, 2015 · 8 min · Brian