Today was the MSDN Code Camp here in Charlotte. I got to see some great presentations on things like SOA, Mobile Speech Server, and Reflection. I also presented on Test Driving ASP.NET Development (ppt). I felt like the presentation was quite a success. It ran an hour and 10 minutes, and I had a lot of really good questions from developers.
One of the fascinating parts was the comments I got during and after. About 3/4 had never used NUnit before (I didn’t even ask about NUnitAsp – though a lot of people liked it). Even more interesting was when I asked how many had ever used mock objects to which exactly one developer in the very back raised his hand on.
But all in all I had an awesome time, got to be some great people, and hang out for the day on the Microsoft campus. And with the great feedback I got from the TDD mailing list, the NUnit Mailing list and the NUnitAsp lists, I feel I was able to get some people really thinking about getting their code under unit tests, and just what this whole XP/TDD thing is all about.