News Feed
Jobs 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

Cal Evans' Blog: Microsoft and PHP

Stefan Koopmanschap's Blog: Dutch PHP TestFest big success

Padraic Brady's Blog: The PHPSpec Zend Framework App Testing Manifesto: ZF Integration

Dan Scott's Blog: Super-alpha MARC package for PHP: comments requested

Quality Assurance in PHP Projects: Testing Database Interaction


Community Events











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


language package facebook component security performance podcast hack opinion symfony2 application code install unittest framework hhvm series release composer introduction

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