Writing Assertions First

As you interact more with other TDD practitioners, you’ll find there seem to be as many ways to approach TDD as there are practitioners. Consider yourself fortunate if you manage to avoid vociferous debates about the One True Way. For example, you’ll find developers who heavily promote One Assert per Test and others who think it’s an overblown goal. You’ll find practitioners who insist that the test’s name be in an exact format and many others who don’t worry about the name at all.

Is there a right or a wrong? Most of the time, you’ll find proponents on both sides of each argument offering solid rationale behind their preference. Throughout this book, you’ll have noted my style, and no doubt there are things you find ...

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