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Testing with F# by Mikael Lundin

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Writing tests for regression

When developers try to convince managers that testing is something that is necessary to their project, regression is often a card that is drawn. Managers may claim the tests can be run in a build server to make sure functionality is continuously verified. While this is true, it is more of a side effect, unless tests are written for this specific reason.

A good regression test states something about the functionality that is always true. It should not be so much dependent on the implementation but on the specification of the functionality.

I was once working with a client on a system that was fairly complex. It was an order process that was divided into several steps to minimize the complexity for the end user, but still, ...

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