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Growing Object-Oriented Software, Guided by Tests

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ISBN-10: 0321503627

ISBN-13: 9780321503626

Edition: 2010

Authors: Steve Freeman, Nat Pryce

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Summary Mock Objects is an approach to Test-Driven Development that changes the way programmers think about code. It encourages them to think about how objects interact with each other, rather than just how they work in isolation - as the founders of Object Oriented programming intended. Objects should be defined in terms of what they do, not what they are. Using Mock Objects with Test-Driven Development guides developers towards code with clearly focused objects and an emphasis on behavior over data - both features of good Object Oriented programming. This book has been written by two of the originators of the concept, who have developed and refined their understanding over years of…    
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Book details

List price: $59.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Addison Wesley Professional
Publication date: 10/12/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Steve Freeman is an independent consultant specializing in Agile software development. A founder member of the London Extreme Tuesday Club, he was chair of the first XPDay and is a frequent organizer and presenter at international conferences. Steve has worked in a variety of organizations, from writing shrink-wrap software for IBM, to prototyping for major research laboratories. Steve has a Ph.D. from Cambridge University, and degrees in statistics and music. Steve is based in London, UK.

Nat Pryce has worked as a programmer, architect, trainer, and consultant in a variety of industries, including sports reportage, marketing communications, retail, telecoms, and finance. With a Ph.D. from Imperial College London, he has also worked on research projects and does occasional university teaching. An early adopter of Extreme Programming, he has written or contributed to several open source libraries that support Test Driven Development. He was one of the founding organizers of the London XPDay and regularly presents at international conferences. Nat is based in London, UK.