04 May '12, 1pm

I Suck at Testing

May 4, 2012 Tagged: test-driven development learning Comments (View) I Suck at Testing Testing is widespread in the Rails community, which is awesome. For most new developers, learning to test is not simple. New developers often think testing should come naturally if you can code well. I mean, I wrote the code, I should be able to write a test for it, right? Over the past 2 months at thoughtbot I’ve come to learn why this is false and now I’m learning to test. Testing is Hard Testing is like any other skill, you have to practice to get good at it. Good test driven developers use previous experience to figure out what tools to use when presented with new challenges. Don’t get discouraged when you don’t know how to test something, just take a step back and evaluate the problem. Improving your testing skill also requires discipline and persistence. Testing is a discipline No ...

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