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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%

GeneralUmmm Pinmemberatarikg29-Apr-07 9:25 
GeneralUnit Testing - Heck yea Pinmemberc0ry9827-Apr-07 8:22 
GeneralRe: Unit Testing - Heck yea PinmemberJohn R. Shaw30-Apr-07 21:25 
GeneralEvil Survey PinmemberSteve Hansen26-Apr-07 23:48 
JokeRe: Evil Survey PinmemberAshley van Gerven28-Apr-07 18:56 
GeneralRe: Evil Survey PinmemberS Douglas29-Apr-07 2:58 
GeneralCustom software develpoment and testing Pinmemberbalazs_hideghety26-Apr-07 4:33 
GeneralRe: Custom software develpoment and testing PinmemberHadi Eskandari8-Mar-09 21:17 
GeneralBugging PinmemberNisamudheen24-Apr-07 21:25 
GeneralRe: Bugging PinmemberJohn M. Drescher25-Apr-07 7:31 
GeneralRe: Bugging PinmemberNisamudheen26-Apr-07 1:39 
GeneralUnit Testing PinmemberProgramm3r24-Apr-07 9:53 
I saw that 18.56% of the votes don't know what unit testing is, so here goes:
From Wikipedia
In computer programming, unit testing is a procedure used to validate that individual units of source code are working properly. A unit is the smallest testable part of an application. In procedural programming a unit may be an individual program, function, procedure etc, while in object-oriented programming, the smallest unit is always a Class; which may be a base/super class, abstract class or derived/child class. Units are distinguished from modules in that modules are typically made up of units.


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GeneralRe: Unit Testing PinmemberPaul Glaubitz27-Apr-07 6:59 
GeneralRe: Unit Testing PinmemberJohn R. Shaw30-Apr-07 21:49 
GeneralUnit vs functional tests PinmemberNemanja Trifunovic23-Apr-07 7:18 
GeneralUnit Testing Not Equal To nUnit etc. PinmemberC# Genius23-Apr-07 6:12 
GeneralRe: Unit Testing Not Equal To nUnit etc. PinmemberDaniel Monzert24-Apr-07 4:38 
GeneralRe: Unit Testing Not Equal To nUnit etc. PinmemberJohn M. Drescher24-Apr-07 5:05 
GeneralWhere possible PinmemberRichard Jones23-Apr-07 3:20 
GeneralFor Mere Mortals? PinmemberBalboos23-Apr-07 2:44 
GeneralRe: For Mere Mortals? Pinmembersonsam25-Apr-07 23:38 
GeneralRe: For Mere Mortals? PinmemberJohn R. Shaw28-Apr-07 12:22 
GeneralRe: For Mere Mortals? PinmemberBalboos30-Apr-07 10:56 
GeneralRe: For Mere Mortals? PinmemberJohn R. Shaw30-Apr-07 21:21 
GeneralWe never unit test!? PinmemberRavi Bhavnani23-Apr-07 2:43 
GeneralRe: We never unit test!? PinmemberBalboos23-Apr-07 2:46 
GeneralRe: We never unit test!? Pinmembered welch23-Apr-07 3:56 
GeneralSmoke tests... PinsitebuilderShog923-Apr-07 9:05 
GeneralRe: Smoke tests... PinmemberBalboos23-Apr-07 9:12 
GeneralRe: Smoke tests... PinmemberAnton Afanasyev24-Apr-07 17:12 
GeneralRe: Smoke tests... PinmemberWillemM26-Apr-07 0:56 
GeneralRe: We never unit test!? PinmemberMatt Newman23-Apr-07 9:18 
GeneralRe: We never unit test!? PinmemberJohn M. Drescher23-Apr-07 17:47 
GeneralRe: We never unit test!? Pinmembernorm .net24-Apr-07 1:31 
GeneralRe: We never unit test!? PinmemberJohn R. Shaw28-Apr-07 11:57 
GeneralRe: We never unit test!? PinmemberDejan Petrovic23-Apr-07 18:03 
GeneralRe: We never unit test!? Pinmembernorm .net24-Apr-07 1:30 
GeneralRe: We never unit test!? PinmemberRavi Bhavnani24-Apr-07 4:02 
GeneralRe: We never unit test!? Pinmembernorm .net24-Apr-07 4:11 
Generalmain or top level pieces Pinmemberratleg23-Apr-07 1:57 
GeneralRe: main or top level pieces PinadminChris Maunder23-Apr-07 5:59 
GeneralBoost Test Library PinmemberRob Caldecott22-Apr-07 22:55 
GeneralSometimes unit tests are faster than a *clicketiclick* GUI PinmemberCorinna John22-Apr-07 22:51 

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