GOTO 2021 • Getting Started with Unit Testing • Roy Osherove & Dave Farley

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This interview was recorded for the GOTO Book Club. #GOTOcon #GOTOBookClub
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Roy Osherove - Author of "The Art of Unit Testing"
Dave Farley - Co-Author of "Continuous Delivery"

You can find more content like this on Dave’s "Continuous Delivery YouTube Channel": https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCfqyGl3nq_V0bo64CjZh8g

DESCRIPTION
Good tests are crucial to any software project, and having a test-driven approach should be part of most projects’ goals nowadays. Yet testing can be difficult due to its complexity and challenges. Join a deep dive into how to approach unit testing with the author of “The Art of Unit Testing,” Roy Osherove, and a strong promoter of test-driven design, Dave Farley.
The interview is based on Roy's book "The Art of Unit Testing": https://bit.ly/3obiKNB

TIMECODES
00:00 Intro
01:53 The focus of "The Art of Unit Testing"
04:34 What are exit points?
09:47 How can we encourage the adoption of TDD & Unit Testing?
16:28 How would Dave change the book? / The importance of TDD
23:27 What's your objection to using mock objects?
30:42 The effects of a bad design
34:10 Outro

Read the full transcription of the interview here:
https://gotopia.tech/bookclub/episodes/getting-started-with-unit-testing

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Roy Osherove • The Art of Unit Testing • https://bit.ly/3obiKNB
Roy Osherove • Elastic Leadership • https://amzn.to/3fxEgID
Dave Farley & Jez Humble • Continuous Delivery • https://amzn.to/3ocIHwd
Patterson, Grenny, Maxflied, McMillan & Switzler • Influencer : The Power to Change Anything • https://amzn.to/3hMGrdU

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