The final two chapters of the book are devoted to the more peripheral aspects of developing indie hardware. In this chapter, we look at testing, an area that gets much attention in professional development, but is often neglected in the “maker” domain.

If you are just making something for your own personal use, then testing does not need to be any more than trying it and seeing if it works. However, if you plan to make a product to sell, then you need to be sure that the design is correct before you have a whole load made.

What is more, if your design is being made by someone else, who is also going to sell the boards on your ...

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