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Test Driven Development in Ruby

A Practical Introduction to TDD Using Problem and Solution Domain Analysis

Authors: Paranj, Bala

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  • A unique book on test driven development (TDD) using Ruby
  • Learn the fundamentals of TDD in less than 10 hours
  • Written by an expert software professional and trainer
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About this book

Learn the basics of test driven development (TDD) using Ruby. You will carry out problem domain analysis, solution domain analysis, designing test cases, and writing tests first. These fundamental concepts will give you a solid TDD foundation to build upon. Test Driven Development in Ruby is written by a developer for developers.
The concepts are first explained, then a coding demo illustrates how to apply the theory in practice. At the end of each chapter an exercise is given to reinforce the material. Complete with working files and code samples, you'll be able to work alongside the author, a trainer, by following the material in this book.

What You Will Learn

  • Carry out problem domain analysis, solution domain analysis, designing test cases, and writing tests first
  • Use assertions
  • Discover the structure of a test and the TDD cycle
  • Gain an understanding of minimal implementation, starter test, story test, and next test
  • Handle refactoring using Ruby
  • Hide implementation details
  • Test precisely and concretely
  • Make your code robust 

Who This Book Is For
Experienced Ruby programmers or web developers with some prior experience with Ruby.

About the authors

Bala Paranj has a masters degree in electrical engineering from Wichita State University. He has been working in the IT industry since 1996. He started his career as Technical Support Engineer and became a Web Developer using Perl, Java and Ruby. He has consulted for companies in the USA, Australia and Jamaica in finance, telecommunications and other domains.
He has professionally worked as a developer using TDD and pair programming for startups. He is the founder of Silicon Valley Ruby Meetup. He has been organizing Ruby, Rails and TDD related events since 2007. He has taught TDD Bootcamps and TDD tutorials for Silicon Valley Ruby Meetup members for more than 3 years. 
He published an article in JavaWorld in 1999 on the Command Pattern. Java Tip 68: Learn how to implement the Command pattern in Java. He is also the content creator for the Whizlabs OOAD test simulator. This is the exam simulator for students preparing for IBM 486 Object-Oriented Analysis and Design with UML. He is the author of self-published book Rails 4 Quickly.

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eBook $34.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-4842-2638-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
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  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $44.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-2637-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Test Driven Development in Ruby
Book Subtitle
A Practical Introduction to TDD Using Problem and Solution Domain Analysis
Authors
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Bala Paranj
Distribution Rights
Standard Apress Distribution
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-2638-4
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-2638-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-2637-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 288
Number of Illustrations and Tables
19 b/w illustrations, 87 illustrations in colour
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