Stop Being Invisible

One of the questions that I have been contemplating as of late is “where does testing fit into the overall organization?” I was given a chance to contemplate this recently because of a chance at SideReel. Our Director of Engineering decided to take…

Cleaning Up Dirty Tests

One of the things I’ve been trying to master is the ability to make my tests stand on their own and not have dependencies on other tests. This seems like a standard thing to do, and we often think we are doing a good job on this front, but how well are…

10 Things About Testing That Should Die

I’ve taken some heat for discussing the whole “is test dead” concept due to a feeling that I was validating the concept of testing being unnecessary. Allow me to clarify my position. I do not believe, for one heartbeat, that testing as an activity is i…