What do we know about test-driven development?

Forrest Shull, Grigori Melnik, Burak Turhan, Lucas Layman, Madeline Diep, Hakan Erdogmus

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Abstract

TDD proponents assert that frequent, incremental testing not only improves the delivered code's quality but also generates a cleaner design. The authors present results from a systematic literature review as well as commentary on the results from a TDD expert's experience on field projects.

Original languageEnglish
Article number5604358
Pages (from-to)16-19
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Software
Volume27
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2010
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • software engineering

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