DESCRIPTION Developers know they "should" be unit testing, but it can be intimidating and tedious, and they don't always see the payoff for the effort they put into it. The Art of Unit Testing, Second Edition is a step-by-step guide that helps reluctant developers learn how to write simple tests and leads them through developing robust test sets that are maintainable, readable, and trustworthy. Readers will explore test patterns and organization, working with legacy code, and even "untestable" code. Along the way, they'll learn about integration testing and techniques and tools for testing databases and other technologies. RETAIL SELLING POINTS A step-by-step guide to unit testing Easily create readable, maintainable, trustworthy tests Great for both novice and experienced unit testers AUDIENCE This book is written for .NET Developers and anyone else who wants to learn unit testing. ABOUT THE TECHNOLOGY A unit test is an automated and repeatable piece of code that tests the smallest testable piece of software to make sure it does what it's designed to do.
AUTHOR BIO Roy Osherove consults and trains teams worldwide on the gentle art of unit testing and test-driven development, and trains team leaders how to lead better at 5whys.com. He tweets at @RoyOsherove and has many videos about unit testing at ArtOfUnitTesting.com. His testing blog is at http://osherove.com/blog.