PSP, XP, TDD and other methodologies for solitary programmers

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Thu Jan 2 20:26:38 CET 2003

> I'm intrigued by TDD and have started "test first, code second" on
> in-progress project (a large Zope/Python monster that is a
wart-on-a-wart, a
> bag-on-a-bag).

For those who missed the reference in a recent thread, there is an
online PDF prepublication version of Kent Beck's new book Test-Driven
Develoopment By Example:

accessible via

Part II uses Python (though some indents got hosed in that version --
don't know about the published version).  I read thru it in an
afternoon and now see how I could actually do it once I make a bit
more investment in learning the details of unitttest.

Terry J. Reedy

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