PREFACE − TESTING IS COMPLEX

Would you think, dear reader, that testing is easier than developing code? Some people think ‘Yes, of course’, since programming is hard, and requires a lot of skill to be able to do it effectively. Testing, on the other hand, is just monkey typing and watching the results, right? Other people think ‘No, by no means’, testing is hard, and excellent testing is far more difficult than excellent engineering, since excellent software testing requires thinking out of the box, requires selecting and applying test design techniques in combination, and requires intuition for finding tricky bugs. Others think that it depends at least on complexity, which is probably the most common answer.

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