Knee Testing

code better • have fun

I still occasionally bump into folks who claim that all testing can (and should) be automated. For those optimistic souls, I offer this tale, by way of Brian Marick’s blog.

Automated tests are necessary, and automated unit tests in particular are a wonderful design aid. But ultimately they only test the things you know to test. It’s the other things that get your knees wobbling (you’ll have to read the story).