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Fit for Developing Software: Framework for Integrated Tests by Ward Cunningham, Rick Mugridge

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Chapter 17. Story Test-Driven Development with Fit

This is our first example in which Fit tables are used as storytests1 to sort out what’s needed anew in the system rather than testing what is already there. We’ll see that the tables help formulate the requirements and then express, with concrete tests, the abstract design of extensions to the application. In turn, the tables help to communicate the ideas with several important clients to see whether new functionality will fulfill their needs.

17.1 Introduction

We catch up with RentAPartySoftware after a break of a few months. “Things are humming,” Mitra exclaimed, “and we’re seeing real benefits from the changes. We’re all surprised at the improvement in quality, and we’re getting fast ...

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