Making TDD even more efficient

Kent Beck is still kind of working on unit testing tools — a couple of simple but great ideas that are baked into his re-launched JUnitMax:

  1. When running a test suite after a failure, give the most useful feedback first — by running the failures first before the rest of the suite
  2. Otherwise, run the fastest tests first. This gives you 99% of the feedback as fast as possible
  3. Alas, only currently available for Eclipse.

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