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  • Speaking into a microphone

    Work On Tuesday I did something new for the first time. And I feel like I failed miserably. I hosted a webinar. Back in the beginning of the year, I sent out…

  • Avdi Grimm’s view on deleting tests

    A few weeks ago I wrote about deleting your tests. Yesterday I received the weekly email from Avdi Grimm, where he touches on this subject. Some premises about my relationship with unit…

  • Complex conditionals

    The other day we dealt with code coverage and gnarly conditionals. I promised to offer a way to be able to test them properly. THERE IS NONE. Ha, what a bad joke.…

  • Code coverage can be misleading

    During the last week, I had two discussions about code coverage. Code coverage is the metric of how many lines of code are covered by your automated test suite. Many test frameworks…

  • Computer says “no”

    […] we do have formal rules that we should obey when writing code. A team has rules, and new team members need to learn them before trying to write any code. That’s…

  • Answering a comment about “Delete all your tests”

    Matthias Berth is a German expert on software delivery and software quality. He politely disagreed with me on the idea that you should delete all your tests. I decided to call this…

  • Delete all your tests!

    Sorry for not writing yesterday. My schedule did not allow it. I refrained from posting anything since it wouldn’t have been of sufficient quality for you. On Monday I tried something new.…

  • Testing strategies – conclusion

    Yesterday I wrote about the pros and cons for having separate people/teams do development and testing. I promised to tell you about my opinion on this matter. Before I do that, I…

  • Don’t write your own tests?

    Don’t write your own tests. That is what they say. They refers to professional (software) tester and software testing boards. I don’t buy it. But let’s not follow along blindly to what…

  • Testing strategies – What to test and how to test

    I wrote to you about test management yesterday. My goal was to provide you with an idea of why test management (TM) might be something your projects could benefit from. What I…