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Another day without Test-Driven Development means more time wasted chasing bugs and watching your code deteriorate. You thought TDD was for someone else, but it's not! It's for you, the embedded C programmer. TDD helps you prevent defects and build software with a long useful life. This is the first book to teach the hows and whys of TDD for C programmers.

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Paperback, 352 pages
Published May 2nd 2011 by Pragmatic Bookshelf (first published November 25th 2010)
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David Lindelof
Sep 25, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Easily one of my best 5 books on C. The title is slightly misleading; it's true that the author discusses some aspects of embedded development, but the lessons learned in this book are far more applicable than just the embedded world. It's basically a how-to manual for doing TDD in C, including discussions on design best practices.

I would have appreciated some detailed instructions on how to setup the CppUTest unit-testing framework, all the more so since the official documentation is very spart
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Jupp
Feb 03, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Awesome read, a real eye-opener for me and probably one of the best introductions to the subject. I really like how James Grenning sticks with the TDD cycle. It feels weird at first but the implications on your code design become obvious and the reader is amply rewarded in the later chapters. I'd love to know the author's opinion on other test frameworks like google test, though.
Tim Verstraete
Jan 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This has to be one of the best technical books I have read ... clear, concise, to the point, good examples, well written AND interesting topic. Nice!
James MacMillan
Feb 24, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Well worth the time. Very accessible and insightful. I am integrating these ideas and practices into my daily work already.
Ivan
Oct 30, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This book changed my mind about programming. TDD helps keep programming process under control.
Rich Dammkoehler
May 04, 2013 rated it liked it
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Great insights into test driving Embedded C.
Henrik
Dec 11, 2019 rated it really liked it
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A structured and concrete introduction and tour of Test-Driven Development for embedded systems and programming in general.

The author manages to demonstrate the benefits of a TDD approach to implementing embedded systems. This turns out to be especially relevant, since embedded systems typically have a special toolchains and only target specific platforms; TDD (at least the approach) forces the software engineer to make a slightly more abstract and device independent implementation. The benefit,
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Zack Endsley
Feb 08, 2019 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Computer Science, C
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Grenning presents a unit testing methodology of programming in this book that is tailored towards embedded development. The first part of the book was the most valuable, with an overview of what test-driven development (TDD) is and why he considers TDD to be of value in software development. He covers some of the unique challenges of using TDD with the C language and work arounds for these issues. Overall, this is a great reference with plenty of examples on how to begin using TDD.
Birdy Toh
May 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Definitely a recommended, since books on embedded development is already rare
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