Tag: TDD

10 June 2013 / Less is More
Software craftsmanship vNext

Last week, on 30 and 31 May, I attended the I T.A.K.E. unconference in Bucharest, Romania. I was asked to facilitate a workshop there and chose to combine two of my personal favorite coderetreat sessions into one even more challenging session: TDD as if the baby meant it. I will write about this session and some of the feedback I got on this soon, so...

29 March 2013 / Less is More
Hardcore Test Driven Development

One of my favorite sessions in the coderetreat format is the "TDD as if you meant it" kata. It really gets you thinking about the huge difference between test first development and 'real' test driven development. This is one of the most difficult formats to explain to participants joining the coderetreat for the first time. So I thought it would be a good idea to share...

17 January 2012 / Less is More
My first Coderetreat abroad

Last Saturday January 7 Adi and I traveled to the beautiful city of Amsterdam. We were invited there to facilitate the first coderetreat of 2012. I was really looking forward to this and also a little anxious at first, being in unknown surroundings, and especially facilitating for Dutch people who are known for their honesty and open communication. This was indeed my firstcoderetreat outside of my Belgian comfort zone. Most...