Test Driven Development At Google

Writing unit tests at the same time as (or even before) corresponding code leads to a stronger, more robust codebase. Strangely enough, even with the extra work, we find it speeds development. TDD makes debugging easier. TDD also provides definititive documentation of edge-case behavior.

Yes, all of us are big fans of TDD. But not so much as Google, it seems.

Google (according to Nial Kennedy via ValleyWag) provides TDD tutorials in their bathroom stalls (!) :

Can you believe that ?

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About Debasis Pradhan

Debasis has over a decade worth of exclusive experience in the field of Software Quality Assurance, Software Development and Testing. He writes here to share some of his interesting experiences with fellow testers.


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