James Carr has started a community-driven list of TDD Anti-Patterns: "Recently I began to write a paper on TDD Anti-Patterns, and decided to first quickly jot down some of the most common ones that others or myself have encountered ‘in the wild.’ I then posted what I had on the testdrivendevelopment on yahoogroups mailing list, and got an excellent bit of feedback! As a side note, keep in mind this is merely a catalog at the moment, hopefully to be expanded in full down the road."
"Your developers have just planned a two week iteration. The next day Sarah continues her work on the completion of an important New Project. And here it comes: Urgent Stuff…" (How Two Hours Can Waste Two Weeks, Mishkin Berteig)
[url=http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,2052258,00.asp?kc=EWRSS03129TX1K0000612]The Boss Wants Us All to Get Agile[/url]: "Is it good news or bad news when nontechnical management gets enthused about a software development meme such as agile development methods?" (Peter Coffee)soapUI – soapUI 1.6: "soapUI 1.6 final introduces a large number of fixes and many minor improvements which have been accumulated during the snapshot releases during the last months."
There is now Unit Testing for the .Net Compact Framework.
If you’ve ever wondered about Agile Game Development, Noel Llopis has a few links.
"Neither unit tests nor functional tests are enough, I propose other test layers and I explain how to set them up to enhance the software development process." (Create test layers for developers’ efficiency, Laurent Ploix)
Debasis Pradhan lists the Pros and cons of Black Box and White Box Testing.
Dave Nicolette continues his walkthrough on the hard value of agile: "During weeks 9-12 the traditional team is in the Design Phase of the waterfall. After a quick review of the requirements document, the customer signs off the requirements document, which then becomes the contract for software development." (agile software development). Dave has also made nice posts on introducing software developers to TDD on the job, talking to project managers about agile development, and, uh, dancing with trolls. Materials from Dave’s presentation at XP Days Germany are here.
If you’re in Paris december 5th, Valtech will hold a free seminar on agility, themed: Méthodes Agiles, Adoption à l’échelle d’une organisation.