In this episode, Keith and Woody sit down with the James Bender and Jeff McWherter, the authors of the book “Professional Test Driven Development with C#: Developing Real World Applications with TDD (Wrox Professional Guides) ”, to get some real world advice for developers that want to use Test Driven Development when developing great software.
Thanks to our guest this episode
Jeff McWherter is a Partner/Director of Development at Gravity Works Design. Jeff is a graduate of Michigan State University and has over 12 years of professional software development experience. Jeff is a Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD), Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA), Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD), and Microsoft Technology Specialist (MCTS).
In 2010 Jeff was awarded with the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for the third year in a row. Jeff is also a published author, with Testing ASP.NET Web Applications (Wrox Press) and Professional Test Driven Development with C# (Wrox Press). Jeff is very active in developing programming communities across the country, speaking at conferences and organizing events such as the Lansing Give Camp, which pairs developers with non-profit organizations for volunteer projects.
Jeff’s blog is at http://www.gravityworksdesign.com/Blog.aspx
Jeff can be found on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/jmcw
James is the Vice President of Technology at Improving Enterprises in Columbus, OH. James has been involved in software development and architecture for 16 years. He has worked as a developer and architect on everything from small, single-user applications to Enterprise-scale, multi-user systems. His specialties are .NET development and architecture, TDD, SOA, WCF, WF, cloud computing, and agile development methodologies. He is an experienced mentor and author. James is a Microsoft MVP. James is an active member of the development community. He is the current president of the Central Ohio .NET Developers Group (www.condg.org), is on the board of the Columbus Ohio Give Camp and is the senior editor of first-party content for nplus1.org, an educational website aimed toward architects and aspiring architects. James book "Professional Test Driven Development with C#: Developing Real World Applications with TDD" will be released in May 10th and is available for pre-order on Amazon now.
James’ blog is at http://jamescbender.com/bendersblog
James can be found on Twitter at http://twitter.com/JamesBender
- Professional Test Driven Development with C#: Developing Real World Applications with TDD (Wrox Professional Guides)
- Link to Jeff’s other book: “Testing ASP.NET Web Applications (Wrox Programmer to Programmer) ”
- Uncle Bob’s book: “Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship ”
- Rhino Mocks