News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Anna Filina's Blog:
10 Reasons to Write Unit Tests
June 03, 2010 @ 08:40:20

In a recent post to her blog Anna Filina lists ten good reasons to write unit tests for your applications:

It's been bothering me for quite some time not being able to explain the people out there why they need to write unit tests. The most common responses that I got were "this is a waste of time" and "my application has no bugs". Unfortunately, this overconfidence and cutting corners is hurting the developers (and the industry).

Among the reasons in her list are things like "by testing often, you don't break the application as you go", "you ensure maintainability" and you can "save time on testing" when it comes to the release of the application - just run your suite and a lot is already covered.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
unittest reason opinion testing


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Rafael Dohms' Blog: Book Review: The Art of Readable Code

Joshua Eichorn's Blog: Testing phpDocumentor 1.3.2

Reddit.com: History Lesson: What PHP coding was like in 1996

Web Developer Juice: 14 descriptive reasons why Ruby is better than PHP

Doug Brown's Blog: Difference between ASP and PHP


Community Events





Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


language introduction composer series library artisanfiles interview framework voicesoftheelephpant security version symfony community opinion podcast conference laravel release tool list

All content copyright, 2014 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework