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Re^4: When 100% Code Coverage Backfires

by adrianh (Chancellor)
on Mar 26, 2007 at 15:33 UTC ( #606600=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: When 100% Code Coverage Backfires
in thread When 100% Code Coverage Backfires

I just removed some dead code earlier today that the code coverage spotted.

Ah the joys of legacy code :-)

I've found code coverage to be a great exploratory tool. Want to know how your application does something - just write an end-to-end test and look at the test coverage. Much easier way of getting an overview than messing around the debugger.

Informative too ("look - that critical bit of code doesn't touch the logging module. Ooops.")

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