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How to Get Regression Defects Under Control


Regression defects can be the most frustrating thing in the software world.

If you don’t know what that means, exactly, or you don’t have direct experience with it, let me set the stage for you. Your team has been working on a software release for months. It’s been something of a grind, and you’ve had to cut a few corners to go live by your deadline, but you’re going to ship on time. Sure, you anticipate some glitches, but at least you didn’t fail to deliver.

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