Chapter 1A Brief Tour

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There are a lot of principles, patterns, and smells in this book—and even more patterns that couldn't fit into the book. Do you need to learn them all? Do you need to use them all? Probably not! This chapter provides an abbreviated introduction to the bulk of the material in the entire book. You can use it as a quick tour of the material before diving into particular patterns or smells of interest. You can also use it as a warm-up before exploring the more detailed narrative chapters.

The Simplest Test Automation Strategy That Could Possibly Work

There is a simple test automation strategy that will work for many, many projects. This section describes this minimal test strategy. The principles, patterns, ...

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