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Test-Driven Hyperactivity Disorder. A developer's inability to concentrate on the needed design (e.g., for a web application) because s/he's frantically hopping back and forth between testing and coding a minimal example. Often seen in Test-Driven Design and Behavior-Driven Design exercises.
In a frenzy of pair programming and TDHD, Alice and Bob have managed to reach a local maximum (i.e., sweet spot) in their web application's design. Unfortunately, the global maximum design is totally different and basically unreachable by any rational amount of refactoring...
#adhd #agile #bdd #design #development #hill climbing #pair programming #refactoring #tdd #web
by ClojureDoor September 19, 2013
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