Unit Testing Strategies

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Excerpt

High Code Coverage through extensive Unit Testing is the Holy Grail in software development. Theoretically, it would create an environment where the code could be debugged, re-factored, and extended while keeping a stable and overall clean system...

Description

High Code Coverage through extensive Unit Testing is the Holy Grail in software development. Theoretically, it would create an environment where the code could be debugged, re-factored, and extended while keeping a stable and overall clean system. Unfortunately, this is about as elusive as the Holy Grail. This session is a case study of three places where we applied Unit Testing within the open source project web2project to help us the fastest.

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    Keith Casey

    Rebel Alliance

    Biography

    D. Keith Casey, Jr. has been a PHP developer for nearly eight years and was a professional agitator within the Washington, DC until he decided to explore Austin, TX this past summer.

    To pay the bills, he works as the Chief Stuff Breaker of Blue Parabola, LLC and has developed PHP-based systems for organizations ranging from major news media companies to small non-profits. In his spare time, he is a core contributor to web2project, works to build and support the Austin PHP and Austin Flash communities, blogs regularly at CaseySoftware.com and is completely fascinated by monkeys.