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How Google Tests Software by Jeff Carollo, Jason Arbon, James A. Whittaker

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Chapter 5. Improving How Google Tests Software

Google’s testing process can be summed up quite simply: Put quality in the workflow of every engineer. When done earnestly and honestly, quality increases. Code freshly written is better. Early builds are better. Integrations are unnecessary. System testing can concentrate on real user-oriented issues. Keep the projects and all the engineers free of accumulated bug debt.

If your company has achieved this level of attention to quality, there is only one question remaining, “What’s next?”

Well, what’s next for Google is already beginning to take place. As we have perfected the role of testing in product development, we have created a process with more than a few obvious flaws. This chapter covers those ...

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