Ed Burnette has a great post looking back on the successes of Erich Gamma. While I think of him most for his pivotal book on design patterns, he also made a large contribution with Kent Back on JUnit, one of the first real unit testing frameworks.  The post describes the revolution that took place, bringing about developer testing and eventually Test Driven Development.

 

Check out the post!

http://blogs.zdnet.com/Burnette/index.php?p=134

 

Sachin Rekhi