Hakan Erdogmus on TDD Misunderstandings and Adoption Issues

Posted in Project Management, Testing, Conferences on July 14, 2008


Hakan Erdogmus on TDD Misunderstandings and Adoption Issues

Summary
In this interview made during Agile 2007, Dr. Hakan Erdogmus, Editor in Chief of IEEE Software, discusses about TDD starting from a study done by Ron Jeffries and Grigori Melnik and published as "TDD--The Art of Fearless Programming" in the IEEE Software magazine. Hakan talks about current misunderstandings regarding TDD's role in software development and the adoption issues it faces.

Bio
Hakan Erdogmus is a senior research officer at the National Research Council in Ottawa, Canada. He’s also an adjunct professor in the University of Calgary’s Computer Science Department. Hakan is a member of the IEEE, the IEEE Computer Society, and the ACM. He holds an MSc in computer science from McGill University, and a BSc in computer engineering from Bo?aziçi University, Istanbul.

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Tags: Practices, Q&A, Interview, Agile, TDD, Unit Testing, InfoQ