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What is so wrong with TDD?

This question was posted recently in Quora . I read other’s answers first and felt an itch to share my thoughts on it. Thereafter, I published it as a post in Hackernoon  which caught a zillion eye-balls and heck a lot of readers time.  This post is a re-production of that after a good couple of years now, for I think this is still relevant. I hate TDD (aka Test Driven Development) and think there are a lot of things wrong with it. Only some of them off my mind are below. copyright: codonomics

Top 10 FacePalm Things I Witnessed In The Enterprise World

When a developer proposes with beaming pride to trim error stack-trace to a few lines, to reduce logging footprint. 😭😭😭😭😭 When a Tech Lead does not show technical inclination to learn things. 😭 When a Tech Lead takes boasts of attempting to fix memory leak in enterprise java application by uploading code/memory-dump to third-party site thus breaching corporate security policy. 😭 When a Manager/Management is callous about blatant breach in security practices and does not take mitigation/containment plans. 😭😭😭 When a Program Manager has no clue about the Product Roadmap and doesn't care about the big-picture. 😭 When a Program Manager has no clue about the Program Roadmap and doesn't care about the big-picture. 😭 When a Product/Program Manager attempts to steal the credits of the technical work done by developer(s). 😭 When Project teams crave for individual credits over working together with other stakeholders to achieve the  big organisational visi