Explaining TDD to Nontechies

You may be test-infected, but your enthusiasm won’t be enough to win over converts, particularly those who aren’t programmers by trade. This section provides you with two tools to support your conversations with noninfected people. First, a fabricated conversation will prepare you for typical questions by providing some brief but strong elevator-pitch answers. Second, a list of studies on the effectiveness of TDD will provide you with ammunition to help convince those who need research before they’re willing to listen.

TD what?

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What’s TDD?

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It’s a software development technique used by programmers to incrementally design their system.

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What does it look like?

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Programmers break their work down into small ...

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