Improving the Accuracy of Tests by Weighing the Results


we can make our automated tests more powerful and reliable, even in volatile environments with complex dynamic data. The concepts are fairly simple, and you can work with experienced users to determine the factors and weightings. I hope you find these techniques useful.
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Julian Harty's picture Julian Harty

A senior test engineer at Google, Julian Harty finds ways to test lots of fun products, including the mobile wireless software used by millions of users worldwide. He's been involved in software and online systems for more than twenty years and enjoys working with others to find ways to solve testing challenges productively. A presenter at both STAREAST and STARWEST, Julian has been involved in international conferences and workshops on software testing.

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