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petdance (2468)

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I'm Andy Lester, and I like to test stuff. I also write for the Perl Journal, and do tech edits on books. Sometimes I write code, too.

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Wednesday November 19, 2003
10:58 AM

Pragmatic testing

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Just got a review copy of Pragmatic Unit Testing by the Pragmatic Programmer guys. I think I'm going to have to borrow a quote from the back for everything testing-related that I do:

You don't test a bridge by driving a single car over it right down the middle lane on a clear, calm day.

The book's examples are in JUnit, but from thumbing through it, it looks like the concepts apply across the board.

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  • I bought the original book at 40% off at Barnes and Noble a month or so ago, and am loving it. I treat myself to a chapter to start every work day.

    J. David works really hard, has a passion for writing good software, and knows many of the world's best Perl programmers