San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Mocks don't seem to have many fans. Common complaints being that they lead to:
Tests that are brittle.
Tests that are laborious to write.
Tests that are difficult to read.
Tests that don't fail when you introduce a real bug.
Tests that have "mocks, returning mocks, returning mocks".
Are mocks pointless? This session argues maybe, maybe not...
What to expect from this session?
Part Practical [Bring a laptop!]
When & Where
XP-Manchester is a regional group with the goal of promoting, discussing, practicing, learning and generally showing an interest in eXtreme Programming, test-driven development, kanban, etc. We are looking to build a community of people involved in software development in which people are comfortable to both contribute and learn.