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Presentation slides

Wilson et al, "Best Practices for Scientific Computing", highly recommended!

Merali, "Computational science: ... Error"  in Nature.  "As a general rule, researchers do not test or document their programs rigorously, and they rarely release their codes, making it almost impossible to reproduce and verity published results generated by scientific software, say computer scientists."

Good books for unit testing, TDD, and higher-level tests

Freeman and Pryce, Growing Object-Oriented Software, Guided by Tests

Beck, Test Driven Development: By Example

Fowler, Mocks Aren't Stubs - Martin Fowler on the terminology and usage of mocks, stubs, test doubles - all those "fake collaborators"

A couple of Bob Martin's books are particularly noteworthy for covering lots and lots of desirable attributes for code

Martin, Agile Software Development, Principles, Patterns, and Practices

Martin, Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship

Some test frameworks

JUnit - the original (Java)


Snowden,  Cynefin: Wikipedia on CynefinDavid Snowden introducing Cynefin (video) - applicable to knowledge management, cultural change, and community dynamics, and has also involved issues of organizational strategy.

Snowden, Boone, 2007 "A Leader's Framework for Decision Making" (must pay for access from Harvard Business Review, though perhaps available elsewhere)