Unit testing and Dependency Injection are good for you, yet these essential ingredients are missing from many projects.

In this session resident guru Adam Stephensen looks at why many projects still don’t include unit tests, and provides some recipes for healthy projects that every coder should have in their recipe book.

About the speakers

About the speakers

Mr Unit Tests

Adam Stephensen is a Software Architect at SSW. He loves delivering high quality, scalable, database-driven enterprise solutions.

He has a passion for Scrum, Continuous Delivery, and software craftsmanship. This has led him to mentor and contribute to many .Net projects across a broad range of technologies.

Adam is currently excited by the multitude of new tools and platforms coming from Microsoft, especially Visual Studio 2012, TFS Preview and MVC 4. He also can't wait to get his hands on a Windows Phone 8 device.

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