Towards Better Unit Testing

December 04, 2016

Last year, I wrote a post about the problems with code coverage as a metric, and left the topic as “to be continued”, saying that I had some ideas for a better approach. Well, it's taken long enough, but here are the first pieces in that objective to evolve a better way to create and measure well-tested software.

What Makes Good Unit . . .

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Code Coverage is a Terrible Metric

June 01, 2015

One of the areas I’m focusing on right now is the subject of testing. Automated testing in general, and at the moment, unit testing specifically. And one observation keeps jumping out at me:

Code coverage is a terrible metric

What is code coverage? Briefly, it’s the number or percentage of the lines of code in your application that are . . .

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