Testing doesn’t make software better.
I get a container with new software and deploy that to a test server several times every day. I take relevant context — the code changes we are making, what has been tested programmatically, what hasn’t been tested programmatically, feelings about how good the developers I am working with are, and thoughts about the brittleness of the area we are working in — and then perform some testing. I design tests with all that in mind, hoping to find a new problem that matters. Sometimes, I strike gold.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/gurock/~3/thQV9wofeAo/