Learn the basics of Test Driven Development (TDD), how it is more than just unit testing and how you can apply it to your daily work. This session will completely change the way you write code! Brace yourself for a hands-on coding session involving the development of a simple application using TDD techniques every step of the way. TDD can bring new levels of quality and productivity to your personal development style and will work wonders on a team of developers! We will then recap on the theory, assess our hands-on performance using a coverage analysis tool and sum up with open Q&A for the tough questions.
Jonathan Cogley (BS MS) is the founder and CEO of thycotic - a software development company operating in the Washington DC Metro Area with offices in Vienna, Virginia. Jonathan has worked for many interesting companies over the last decade as a software consultant in both the UK and the USA. His company has released various .NET projects and APIs including an implementation of Remote Scripting for .NET, a database platform independent data access layer for ISVs and various tools for the Test Driven Developer. Test Driven Development (TDD) is the cornerstone of the thycotic approach to software development and the company is committed to innovate TDD on the Microsoft .NET platform with new techniques and tools. Jonathan is also a columnist and editor for the popular ASP.NET Web site, ASPAlliance. He is an active member in the developer community and speaks regularly at various .NET User Groups, conferences and code camps across the US. Jonathan is recognized by Microsoft as an MVP for C-sharp and has also been invited to join the select group of the ASPInsiders who have interactions with the product teams at Microsoft.
Jonathan Cogley can be reached at jonathan.cogley (at) thycotic.com.