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Re: [XP] TDD With Design Patterns

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  • Dave Rooney
    ... Several people have mentioned Josh Kerievsky s Refactoring to Patterns, but his company (Industrial Logic) also has an interactive on-line training tool to
    Message 1 of 8 , Jul 30, 2006
      malamisurae wrote:
      > So I have just got started in this Extreme Programming and Agile
      > development stuff that everyone is talking about. Typically I come
      > from a Design Framework and build out application type of background
      > and I am struggling even after many books to still grasp a couple of
      > concepts. So perhaps some of you can help me!
      >
      > The problem I am having is every time I approach a project from ground
      > up using TDD techniques I end up with a very sloppy architecture. For
      > instance I have an application that requires a Composite Design
      > Pattern functionality to store a File System Component model in a tree
      > format. As I approach this from the ground up and start to build out
      > the application I usually end up with a somewhat awkard model. I try
      > to keep away from envisioning ahead and just write a line if needed,
      > etc. the typically suggested behavior. I find this difficult to do
      > with complex data structures that need to be built such as this one.
      >
      > Do you guys have any suggestions? Thanks!
      >

      Several people have mentioned Josh Kerievsky's Refactoring to Patterns,
      but his company (Industrial Logic) also has an interactive on-line
      training tool to accompany RtP. Have a look at
      http://www.industriallogic.com/rtpdata/index.html .

      Hope that helps!

      Dave Rooney
      Mayford Technologies
      http://www.mayford.ca
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