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The Limitations Of Automated Testing And What To Do About It

When you’re developing a software system, you know you should write automated tests. That’s a given.

Why should we write tests? Some common answers given:

  • Tests will catch bugs.
  • Tests improve the quality of the code.
  • Our senior architect said we should.

In this article, I’d like to shift the perspective a bit. I’ll look at automated testing from a pragmatic angle, analyzing the different types of tests we might write, and also…



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