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2answers
276 views

How can a non-developer help promote/develop unit tests? [duplicate]

After some discussions with folks on the testing/QA side of our company, we're of the opinion that better unit-level testing by developers would greatly reduce bugs and issues and help development ...
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2answers
564 views

How to ensure a project 100% tested?

I want to know how exactly, we can ensure that a project is 100% tested ? In banking or financial applications not 1% also tolerable. So being a developer, how can you say your code is 100% tested? ...
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4answers
809 views

We are spending more time implementing functional test than implementing the system itself, is this normal?

Basically, we have three main projects, two of them are web services, and the other is a web application. While I'm satisfied with covering as much as we can of our web services with functional test ...
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3answers
514 views

How do I hire testers by giving them a buggy app for testing their efficiency?

My boss wants to recruit testers based on their testing efficiency (number of bugs identified). So, he's shortlisted 5 people and I need to give them an app full of bugs and see how they fare in ...
6
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3answers
497 views

How to test code and functionality effectively while working as a freelancer?

I work as an independent developer. I find it difficult to test functionality of a feature and test code. As project goes complex, I loose focus resulting in each feature partially developed. I want ...
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3answers
2k views

What are the steps involved in creating a testing process?

I've been asked this question as part of an assignment. The question is a bit vague, and after searching the Internet, I cannot seem to find any particular set of steps related to this question. The ...
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11answers
2k views

Should a developer accept a workload estimation done by a Excel macro?

In a new project, a friend had to write tests where the time required to write them was calculated by an Excel macro written by his non-developer manager. In such circumstances, should a developer ...
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5answers
250 views

When in the project life-cycle would you fit in external penetration/security testing of the software?

Assuming that you're working on a piece of software which is required to pass a third party security/penetration test before being released to the client, at which point in the project life-cycle ...
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7answers
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Is a programmer supposed to be self-sufficient?

At my current workplace, we don't have any testers, the rationale for that from the management being: "if we had testers, you wouldn't test your own code at all". This kind of thinking seems to be ...