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Old 02-13-2019, 06:04 PM
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Quoth Jetfire View Post
... But now, everyone is grateful we have the coverage we have for the tests. It has allowed us the freedom and confidence to do some major refactoring and updating of our systems and know we haven't broken things worst than it was before.
"The key to fearless refactoring is good test coverage."

Sounds like your current job is much like my first group at $(MAJOR_NETWORKING_COMPANY). We had good coverage, support from management to require people to test, and good people doing the work.

... so of course the mandate came down from Very Upper Management that we had to increase our release cadence and reduce head count by half. The top guy in our $(BUSINESS_UNIT) told them it couldn't be done, so they just closed down $(BUSINESS_UNIT) and got out of the $(PRODUCT) market all together.
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One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world.
The other, of course, involves orcs." -- John Rogers