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The Paradigm Shifts with Different Dev:Test Ratios

How things changed going from 1:1, to 10:1, to 100:1

Phase I — The 1:1 dev:test ratio days

The 1:1 dev:test ratio, in the pulley analogy (source).

Phase II — The 10:1 dev:test ratio days

The 10:1 dev:test ratio, in the pulley analogy (source).

Phase III — The 100:1 dev:test ratio days

The 100:1 dev:test ratio, in the pulley analogy (source).

Phase IV — ???

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Carlos Arguelles

Hi! I'm a Senior Staff Engineer at Google. Prior to Google, I was a Principal Engineer at Amazon for 11 yrs, and before that, I spent 11 years at Microsoft.