Posts about techniques, tools and tips for better software testing.

What's the value of a failing unit test?

Saturday, April 08 2017 testing

As discussed last time, the value of a unit test comes when it fails, signaling that some necessary characteristic of the system is no longer present.

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What's the value of a passing unit test?

Sunday, April 02 2017 testing

A unit test that always passes has a certain value - but one that fails can be priceless. Think about the reasons why you might write unit tests for your code.

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Track your Test Coverage with OpenCover

Monday, September 19 2016 testing

Test coverage isn’t a perfect metric, but it is a useful one, and I’ve found that the OpenCover project is a useful way to keep an eye on code coverage in my own projects.

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Handling UAT if users constantly miss things

Saturday, July 28 2012 testing

Scott Hanselman tweeted:

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Reducing Software Defects

Friday, April 22 2011 testing

I saw a couple of disturbing statistics about software testing in the keynote at the recent New Zealand Application Lifecycle Management conference.

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Older posts

Lets Play 03 Jan 2011
Asserting Convention 10 May 2010
The Art of Unit Testing 23 Sep 2009
Testing and Static Methods 01 Sep 2009
Conscious Development 06 Aug 2008