[TIP] Column questions.
noah.gift at gmail.com
Wed Jul 23 17:46:16 PDT 2008
On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 7:58 PM, Fred Drake <fdrake at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 4:58 PM, Laura Creighton <lac at openend.se> wrote:
>> Should I really write my tests first? Why?
> We (at ZC) have found that writing doctests first forces us to be able
> to explain the APIs we're constructing; that often affects the
> resulting API, sometimes in not-so-subtle ways.
I have to admit, I like Fred's idea a lot. As like Titus, I am not
completely won over to the TDD side. Doctests though are interesting
as they are like drawing on a chalkboard. Hmm, I might start doing
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