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Agile Technical Practices Distilled

By : Pedro M. Santos, Marco Consolaro, Alessandro Di Gioia
Book Image

Agile Technical Practices Distilled

By: Pedro M. Santos, Marco Consolaro, Alessandro Di Gioia

Overview of this book

The number of popular technical practices has grown exponentially in the last few years. Learning the common fundamental software development practices can help you become a better programmer. This book uses the term Agile as a wide umbrella and covers Agile principles and practices, as well as most methodologies associated with it. You’ll begin by discovering how driver-navigator, chess clock, and other techniques used in the pair programming approach introduce discipline while writing code. You’ll then learn to safely change the design of your code using refactoring. While learning these techniques, you’ll also explore various best practices to write efficient tests. The concluding chapters of the book delve deep into the SOLID principles - the five design principles that you can use to make your software more understandable, flexible and maintainable. By the end of the book, you will have discovered new ideas for improving your software design skills, the relationship within your team, and the way your business works.
Table of Contents (31 chapters)
Free Chapter
Section 1
Section 2
Section 3
Section 4
Chapter 21
License: CyberDojo


The Messy Delivery Office Requirements

Transform the following unstructured requirements into a BDD-style specification. Ideally, it should be done using acceptance criteria in a Given/When/Then structure and within an automation suite in order to be part of a continuous automation environment. If you feel like it, you can even carry on and implement them, using Outside-In TDD!

Estimated dispatch date service

Create a service with a DispatchDate method which, given the ID of a customer order collected via our website, returns its estimated dispatch date.

An order consists of an order date and a collection of products that a customer has added to their shopping basket. Each of these products is supplied to our company Just In Time through a number of third-party suppliers. As soon as an order is received by a supplier, the supplier will start processing the order.

The supplier has an agreed lead time in which to process the order before delivering it to the company...