I know this is a dead post, but I'm listening to FLOSS weekly and Kent Beck
is on it. If anybody is interested here is the link.

He's talking about Extreme Programming and Test Driven Design. It's pretty
interesting. Word of warning on of the hosts Randal Schwartz is a Java

James R. Perkins

On Sat, Sep 5, 2009 at 15:20, Thorbjoern Ravn Andersen <ravn@xxxxxxxxxx>wrote:

Blalock, Bill skrev:
Hey Thorbjørn

Have you considered using Test Driven Design to write such a library?

Can you post some links to sites that describe these design principles?

I found the book by Kent Beck - which is well written and quite
authoritative - on Google Books:


Unfortunately many of the pages with code samples have not been
included. The complete version is available on Safari.

(The problem for me with the authors on agile subjects is that they have
a lot of clever thinking hidden behind some rather simple things, but
they only communicate the simple things so you end up with "Why _THAT_?
That's silly!" because there is something I cannot immediately see
myself. It took quite a while before I understood that that was the

Thorbjørn Ravn Andersen "...plus... Tubular Bells!"

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