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dc.contributor.authorBuchan, J
dc.contributor.authorLi, L
dc.contributor.authorMacDonell, SG
dc.contributor.editorThu, TD
dc.contributor.editorLeung, K
dc.date.accessioned2012-03-12T07:09:49Z
dc.date.available2012-03-12T07:09:49Z
dc.date.copyright2011
dc.date.issued2012-03-12
dc.identifier.citation18th Asia-Pacific Conference (APSEC) 2011, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, 2011-12-05 - 2011-12-08, pages 405 - 413
dc.identifier.isbn978-1-4577-2199-1
dc.identifier.issn1530-1362
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10292/3479
dc.description.abstractThis report describes the experiences of one organization's adoption of Test Driven Development (TDD) practices as part of a medium-term software project employing Extreme Programming as a methodology. Three years into this project the team's TDD experiences are compared with their non-TDD experiences on other ongoing projects. The perceptions of the benefits and challenges of using TDD in this context are gathered through five semi-structured interviews with key team members. Their experiences indicate that use of TDD has generally been positive and the reasons for this are explored to deepen the understanding of TDD practice and its effects on code quality, application quality and development productivity. Lessons learned are identified to aid others with the adoption and implementation of TDD practices, and some potential further research areas are suggested.
dc.publisherIEEE
dc.relation.urihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1109/APSEC.2011.44
dc.rightsCopyright © 2011 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works.
dc.subjectTDD benefits
dc.subjectTDD challenges
dc.subjectcausal networks
dc.subjectTest-Driven development (TDD)
dc.titleCausal factors, benefits and challenges of test-driven development: practitioner perceptions
dc.typeConference Contribution
dc.rights.accessrightsOpenAccess
dc.identifier.doi10.1109/APSEC.2011.44


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