Chapter 8TESTING, LAUNCHING, AND MAINTAINING

Test early and test often—these are words to live by in web projects. Testing your work can be a frightening, frustrating, and downright maddening experience. But the alternative—not testing—can be an even worse experience. The site that undergoes continual scrutiny and adjustment based on testing and feedback is a site that will differentiate itself greatly from the site that is launched and then left to stagnate. This is a step you will not want to leave out. Customer satisfaction means customer referrals in the future; ensuring the quality of your product helps reinforce your reputation as a professional and ensures that you stay happily employed.

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