Test Driven Development in Java training course

Apply TDD To Java Deveelopment - Improve Agility & Predictability Of Your Development Lifecycle

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Course Overview

At the end of this training course, students should be able to:

  • Appreciate the benefits of a continuous and iterative approach to design and delivery
  • Recognise the purpose and practice of refactoring in keeping a system supple and adaptable
  • Know how to build up a set of unit tests in JUnit
  • Understand the consequences of dependency management on testing and code quality

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Why come to JBI Training for a TDD/Java course?

Client feedback shows that delegates on our courses will best engage when they can relate course topics to their own day-to-day practices and requirements. Where possible, we  run this course as a consultative, workshop-style event, in which discussion of relevant topics takes place in relation to the delegates' own applications and scenarios.

To facilitate this type of event, a subject matter expert leads the training, hands-on labs and discussions to ensure course topics are covered in a meaningful, relevant and timely manner. Delegates may be able to bring their own practical requirements and work to the course if the subjects and course topics are suitable.  

The course is intended as a practical course: the best way to appreciate how test-driven development works and what it feels like is to do it in practice, making sense of the principles it embodies. In this form the course is based on lecture material, demonstration, discussion and hands-on labs. However, the course can also be run as a seminar without hands-on labs, which puts more emphasis on understanding the principles through the demonstrations.


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JBI training course London UK
JBI training course London UK

Java developers looking to acquire TDD techniques

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Related Courses

1 . Agile Development Microprocess

  • Traditional versus agile development processes
  • Iterative and incremental development
  • Informal and continuous design
  • The role of refactoring
  • Refactoring versus other code changes
  • Extreme Programming
  • Test-Driven Development

2 . Testing in Principle

  • Traditional view and reality of testing
  • Driving development through testing
  • Testing early, often and automatically
  • Testing versus debugging
  • White-box versus black-box testing
  • Functional versus operational testing

3 . Basic Unit Testing in Practice

  • Test plans versus test code
  • Use of Assert
  • Testing at the interface
  • Testing the simplest things first
  • Testing incrementally
  • Testing correctness of failure

4 . Overview of JUnit

  • JUnit and the xUnit family
  • Test cases, test suites and test runners
  • Essential structure of the framework
  • Assertion methods
  • Testing correctness of exceptions
  • Defining common fixture code
  • JUnit pattern usage
  • Extensions to JUnit

5 . Test-Writing Techniques

  • Red, green, refactor
  • None to one to many
  • Faking it
  • Telling the truth
  • Isolated and short tests
  • Refactor common fixture code
  • Declare, prepare, assert
  • Test by method, state or scenario
  • Custom assertions
  • Compile-time constraints
  • Running all tests

6 . Common Refactorings

  • Renaming variables, methods, classes and packages
  • Restructuring class hierarchies by extracting interfaces, superclasses and subclasses
  • Partitioning classes by extracting classes and methods
  • Changing private representation

7 . Decoupling Techniques

  • Unmanaged dependencies
  • Test-driven decoupling
  • Layering
  • Reorganising packages
  • Eliminating cyclic dependencies
  • Mock objects
  • Eliminating Singletons, statics and other globals
  • Testing I/O
 
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