Continuous Development and Testing

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Continuous development and testing

“The purpose of automated testing is to enable change. Verifying correctness is just a nice side effect.” - Jeremy Norris

Continuous software development (also called Agile or Iterative development) is extremely popular nowadays and for a good reason. Automated tests (tests that run after every commit or every night) are a very important part of practising continuous software development. Generally, as a programmer, we should write tests to verify that our code is correct.

Testing is a huge subject. However, here, we will just give a short summary of modern testing in a Java/JVM environment.


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