[TIP] testing: why bother?

Greg Turnquist greg.l.turnquist at gmail.com
Wed Mar 23 06:45:11 PDT 2011

On Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 8:06 AM, Alfredo Deza <alfredodeza at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi list,
> I am about to give a presentation about testing in a couple of days and the
> audience is in its majority a
> "we do not write tests" one :(
> If you had to name the single most important reason why you need to write
> tests (or keep up with them) what
> would that reason be?
> You can reply with multiple ones, but I am interested in the one you think
> is *the* mot important one.
> One thing to consider though is to think about the problem from their
> perspective: "Why do I need to write tests?"
> I want to make a dent in that crippled thinking!
> I also posted the question in Convore but not everybody is in there, plus I
> know that I get the best quality
> testing-related answers here :)
> Any feedback is *greatly* appreciated!
> -Alfredo
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Writing tests to expose discovered bugs provides a free way to regression
test the system.

Greg Turnquist (Greg.L.Turnquist at gmail.com)
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