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Re^2: how to begin with testing?

by duff (Vicar)
on Mar 23, 2009 at 02:10 UTC ( #752473=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: how to begin with testing?
in thread how to begin with testing?

Why do you think that writing tests after you have working code is a waste of time?

As already mentioned, having tests for the code at leasts helps spot regressions when you have to modify the code later. But, more over, even if you have a completely functional application, writing tests can help you uncover areas where there are possible misconceptions before they are found in the live app. Even if the app is working, that doesn't mean it's working as it is supposed to, but you may not realize that without taking the time to write tests against the application.

My humble opinion,

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