Steve Freeman is an independent consultant specializing in Agile software development. A founder member of the London Extreme Tuesday Club, he was chair of the first XPDay and is a frequent organizer and presenter at international conferences. Steve has worked in a variety of organizations, from writing shrink-wrap software for IBM, to prototyping for major research laboratories. Steve has a Ph.D. from Cambridge University, and degrees in statistics and music. Steve is based in London, UK.
Nat Pryce has worked as a programmer, architect, trainer, and consultant in a variety of industries, including sports reportage, marketing communications, retail, telecoms, and finance. With a Ph.D. from Imperial College London, he has also worked on research projects and does occasional university teaching. An early adopter of Extreme Programming, he has written or contributed to several open source libraries that support Test Driven Development. He was one of the founding organizers of the London XPDay and regularly presents at international conferences. Nat is based in London, UK.
Freeman and Pryce were joint winners of the 2006 Agile Alliance Gordon Pask award.
At the beginning of a book, authors provide an inside into theoretical fundamentals of testing and object-oriented design as well. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Samuel Molnar
With the binary files alone offers a look into the indexes that have issues with parameter constraints as a Big Design Up Front (BDUF) Agile Development. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Derek Allan Elj
I have learned a lot about building testable code from this book but it is was not an easy read. Code is in focus which is good but me as a C# developer had same minor difficulties... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Kreso Jurisic
Definitely a must read if you're looking for state-of-the-art test-first practices to develop an application. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Max33
Seriously, how can people rate this book 5 stars?? It does not explain TDD in the proper way, and personally, I totally disagree with the vision of the writer to include... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Raffaele Garofalo
After 30 years developing systems software, I learn somethign new every time I pick up this book.
Put this on your bookshelf. You will kep it forever!
The content of this book will help you to write better software. However, the book itself is a chore. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Kevin Berridge
I have a friend that recommended me this book.
I'm applying it's concepts on the company I work and on my part-time developments
I spent the first part of my career doing computational work, primarily in FORTRAN and C, before jumping into traditional "application development" about 18 months ago. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Jeff Davis