[TIP] Web Application Testing Code of Ethics?
noah.gift at gmail.com
Thu Nov 20 16:10:52 PST 2008
On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 6:22 PM, Noah Gift <noah.gift at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 5:40 PM, Ben Finney <ben+python at benfinney.id.au<ben%2Bpython at benfinney.id.au>
> > wrote:
>> "C. Titus Brown" <ctb at msu.edu> writes:
>> > -> I still think there is a minimal level of testing, in any language,
>> > -> should come with a web app, and that it could be summarized in an
>> > -> way that wasn't too condescending. Where is our generations Nancy
>> > -> "just say no" to untested web apps?
>> > "Test your shit, or I breaka your head".
>> Not measurable. Things that get measured tend to get done more reliably.
>> I recommend "Your code isn't done until I have a complete automated
>> test suite from you that I can run to see all requirements
>> demonstrated working."
> Hmm, this could be enforced if you were the guy responsible for deployment,
> as you could write a svn checkout hook, that ran the automated tests first,
> if they fail....no dice...your code doesn't get deployed.
Actually, this reminds me a bit of the talk I attended last week by Holger
automatically: http://pyworks.mtacon.com/c/schedule/talk/d1s4/4 . That
would be awesome to integrate with a version control checkout hook script!
>> That's the stick. The carrot comes by someone (you, or another)
>> whispering sweetly in their ear about how much smoother the
>> development process is if that automated test suite is written at the
>> same time as (or even before!) the functionality that it's testing.
>> \ "Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do |
>> `\ it from religious conviction." —Blaise Pascal (1623-1662), |
>> _o__) Pensées, #894. |
>> Ben Finney
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> Noah Gift
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