Where did you learn to unit test? How did you learn?

Christopher Blunck blunck at gst.com
Tue Apr 29 17:53:03 CEST 2003


Josh <joshway_without_spam at myway.com> wrote in message news:<b8m3cj$8vu$1 at ginger.mathworks.com>...
> Christopher Blunck <blunck at gst.com> wrote:
> ...
> 
> > What advice can you offer on spreading the testing bug around?  
> 
> If you have an established codebase, it might be difficult to convince
> people to go back and add unit tests for all functionality.  One good
> way to ease people into it is to get them to write a unit test for
> every bug-fix they make.


We do that already.  It works to a certain extent.  But usually
requires brow beating of the bug fixer.  I guess we really just need
some time to pass.  Unit testing is an investment and by definition
investments don't pay off immediately.


-c




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