Code coverage tools measure how thoroughly tests exercise programs. They are misused more often than they’re used well. This paper describes common misuses in detail, then argues for a particular cautious approach to the use of coverage.
Software Testing Articles, Blog Posts, Books, Podcasts and Quotes
This article presents some of the basics for getting started with Test Driven Development (TDD) using Flash Builder 4 and FlexUnit.
The article “Choosing and Managing the Ideal Test Team” presents how to build and manage efficient test team. It also introduces the “tester’s style analysis questionnaire” to discover the 4 types of tester that exist within organizations.
This book presents a comprehensive treatment of the domain of software testing automation. The first part defines and describes test automation, proposing a business case for automation and discussing the pitfalls that should be avoided.
“Bug fixing often uncovers opportunities for refactoring. The very fact that you’re working with code that contains a bug indicates that there is a chance that it could be clearer or better structured.”
Program testing can be used to show the presence of bugs, but never to show their absence! Edsger W. Dijkstra Source: Notes On Structured Programming, 1970, at the end of section 3, On The Reliability of Mechanisms.