Chapter 14

Testing Builds

Summary

This chapter discusses testing builds. In Chapter 12 we discussed consolidating knowledge in builds. Builds capture the team’s knowledge in version-controlled convenience datasets and code that are published to the team. Because they are a central resource that contributes to many work products, it is critical that builds are rigorously tested. In this chapter, you will learn how to test builds and how to incorporate testing into the build process itself.

Keywords

Testing
Modularity
Refactoring
Legacy Code
Methodology
Builds

14.1. Structure of a data build

The structure of a build is illustrated in Figure 50. A detailed treatment of data builds can be found in Chapter 12, but here is a brief summary. ...

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