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Do you use Unit Testing in development?   [Edit]

Survey period: 23 Apr 2007 to 29 Apr 2007

It's been said that Unit Testing allows you to play your own Devil's Advocate. But do you bother?

We unit test every piece of functionality we can19621.26196 votes, 21.26%
We unit test the main or top level pieces of functionality11912.91119 votes, 12.91%
We unit test some pieces. Sometimes.22123.97221 votes, 23.97%
We never unit test21723.54217 votes, 23.54%
What is unit testing?16918.33169 votes, 18.33%

GeneralRe: For Mere Mortals? Pinmembersonsam25-Apr-07 22:38 
GeneralRe: For Mere Mortals? PinmemberJohn R. Shaw28-Apr-07 11:22 
GeneralRe: For Mere Mortals? PinmemberBalboos30-Apr-07 9:56 
GeneralRe: For Mere Mortals? PinmemberJohn R. Shaw30-Apr-07 20:21 
I think it’s a good reputation to have. Smile | :)
Now if we can just convince the management that: If you do not give us the time to do it right the first time . . . it will cost you more in the long run.
That is an old battle that I became tired of fighting a long time ago, I learned to say the heck with it. I just warn them and walk away. The only thing that surprises me is when I do not get the call confirming I was right; that is very rare.

"Program testing can be used to show the presence of bugs, but never to show their absence."Edsger Dijkstra

GeneralWe never unit test!? PinmemberRavi Bhavnani23-Apr-07 1:43 
GeneralRe: We never unit test!? PinmemberBalboos23-Apr-07 1:46 
GeneralRe: We never unit test!? Pinmembered welch23-Apr-07 2:56 
GeneralSmoke tests... PinsitebuilderShog923-Apr-07 8:05 
GeneralRe: Smoke tests... PinmemberBalboos23-Apr-07 8:12 
GeneralRe: Smoke tests... PinmemberAnton Afanasyev24-Apr-07 16:12 

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