3: Why test?

Answering a listener question.

Why testing?

  • What are the benefits?
  • Why automated testing over manual testing?
  • Why test first?
  • Why do automated testing during development?
  • Why test to the user level API?

After describing my ideal test strategy and project, I list:

  • Business related, practical benefits of testing
  • Personal reasons to embrace testing
  • Pragmatic, day to day, developer benefits of testing

Creators and Guests

Brian Okken
Brian Okken
Software Engineer, also on Python Bytes and Python People podcasts
3: Why test?
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