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Discussion on: How I learned TDD (the hard way)

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Freddy Hidalgo-Monchez

Personally, what did it for me was looking at tests as canvases or scratchpads for my application and not worrying about doing things "right" from the minute I write that first line of code. I don't worry about proper names or abstractions until I'm in the refactor stage of the TDD cycle, and even then, it's a very iterative approach.

I highly recommend a video called Play by Play: TDD with Brad Wilson if you can still find it online. It shows this approach quite well.