[Tutor] More on unit testing - tests for external data...
denis.spir at free.fr
Thu Dec 10 18:36:56 CET 2009
Wayne Werner <waynejwerner at gmail.com> dixit:
> On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 6:15 PM, Alan Gauld <alan.gauld at btinternet.com>wrote:
> > Remember, in testing you are not trying to prove it works but rather to
> > demonstrate that it doesn't!
> So in that way it's a bit like the the scientific method (or exactly like)?
> You create a hypothesis and design tests to invalidate your hypothesis...
> and if they fail to invalidate you may have a valid hypothesis. Simply
> replace hypothesis with program and you get the testing procedure?
programming is modelizing -- like a scientist's job
la vita e estrany
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