Videos by Roy Osherove
This page contains videos that I created that mostly talk about TDD and agile development, shot at various conferences or other locations. Have fun!
A few days ago, a guy named Raymond Lim sent me an email with some questions about how to do something with TDD. He has been working on creating a game engine for “Go” game, for practice.
I thought it would make for a fun tdd pairing session, so we short the first part of that today.
Here’s part one, which is just less than 2 hours long, where we setup the environment, and get going with some simple engine rules. you get to see how engaging and and fun it can be to pair, and how important communication is. Also, you get to see a bunch of times where test-first saves our asses.
It’s not perfect, but it’s basically how I’d approach this problem in the real world.
Have fun, and let me know if you’d like to see the rest of the session(s) we haven’t shot yet. Thanks Raymond, for having an open mind, and a willingness to jump into the deep water!
In this video (which is in Hebrew) I talk to a crowd of young developers in Israel about the reasons for my leaving the .NET world - mostly - the idea of finding out the things you don’t know that you don’t know. How to get out of your comfort zone, and to find a bigger world outside your own bubble.
Most of the devs there are trapped in a Microsoft world, as I was.
During 2007 I did a talk at teh agile israel user group about introduction to agile development. It’s in hebrew, and there isn’t a lot of hebrew video material on this yet. Also, I didn’t want this to get lost in the sands of time, so I’m putting it up here for future generations..