6.1. Test-Tool Piloting Overview

As I said previously, instead of blindly selecting a few tools and going to town with them, or taking someone's word for it and jumping in head first, I recommend a simple pilot (a methodical and discrete test performed in a controlled environment) of each prospective tool you are considering adding to your toolbag. In this way, you can prove in a methodical manner that a particular tool not only meets your test criteria, but works well within the confines of your unique technology stack while supporting your custom testing and tuning goals to boot.

6.1.1. Selecting the Right Tools for the Job—Reviewing and Piloting

At this point in your project, you must choose the best tools, utilities, and software testing ...

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