The effect of experience on the test-driven development process

@article{Mller2007TheEO,
  title={The effect of experience on the test-driven development process},
  author={Matthias M. M{\"u}ller and Andreas H{\"o}fer},
  journal={Empirical Software Engineering},
  year={2007},
  volume={12},
  pages={593-615}
}
We conducted a quasi-experiment to compare the characteristics of experts’ and novices’ test-driven development processes. Our novices were 11 computers science students who participated in an Extreme Programming lab course, the expert group consisted of seven professionals who had industrial experience in test-driven development. The novices as well as two of the experts worked in a laboratory environment whereas the remaining five experts worked in their office. The experts complied more to… CONTINUE READING