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Do you do Unit Testing?

Survey period: 22 Jun 2020 to 29 Jun 2020

We ran this 5 years ago. Let's see if things have changed.

OptionVotes% 
We unit test everywhere, always.9912.36
We test the most important and/or non-trivial units,15619.48
We unit test some pieces. Sometimes.27033.71
We never unit test,20225.22
What is unit testing?789.74



 
GeneralNot working on object oriented software Pin
den2k8824-Jun-20 22:42
professionalden2k8824-Jun-20 22:42 
QuestionRe: Not working on object oriented software Pin
r_hyde25-Jun-20 11:41
r_hyde25-Jun-20 11:41 
GeneralSome pieces, sometimes. Pin
Greg Utas23-Jun-20 15:28
professionalGreg Utas23-Jun-20 15:28 
GeneralTesting... Unit/Integrated/Integration Pin
Julius Adam22-Jun-20 21:59
Julius Adam22-Jun-20 21:59 
GeneralRe: Testing... Unit/Integrated/Integration Pin
Matt McGuire24-Jun-20 8:02
professionalMatt McGuire24-Jun-20 8:02 
GeneralRe: Testing... Unit/Integrated/Integration Pin
Julius Adam24-Jun-20 8:23
Julius Adam24-Jun-20 8:23 
GeneralI didn't vote because... Pin
Dean Roddey22-Jun-20 14:53
Dean Roddey22-Jun-20 14:53 
GeneralIntegration testing rather than unit testing Pin
Marc Clifton22-Jun-20 3:36
mvaMarc Clifton22-Jun-20 3:36 
GeneralRe: Integration testing rather than unit testing Pin
Erik Burd22-Jun-20 8:51
professionalErik Burd22-Jun-20 8:51 
I've always found unit testing at the core to be useless, and unless someone really screws up you won't find anything new.

Integration is much better as you described. Once you start assembling parts, then you will know what's broken.
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GeneralRe: Integration testing rather than unit testing Pin
Fabio Franco23-Jun-20 0:07
professionalFabio Franco23-Jun-20 0:07 
GeneralI picked "What" Because Pin
W Balboos, GHB22-Jun-20 1:56
W Balboos, GHB22-Jun-20 1:56 
GeneralRe: I picked "What" Because Pin
Sander Rossel22-Jun-20 2:49
professionalSander Rossel22-Jun-20 2:49 
GeneralRe: I picked "What" Because Pin
W Balboos, GHB22-Jun-20 3:03
W Balboos, GHB22-Jun-20 3:03 
GeneralRe: I picked "What" Because Pin
Sander Rossel22-Jun-20 3:37
professionalSander Rossel22-Jun-20 3:37 
GeneralYoUr COde MuSt Be UnIT teStEd... PinPopular
Sander Rossel21-Jun-20 23:41
professionalSander Rossel21-Jun-20 23:41 
GeneralRe: YoUr COde MuSt Be UnIT teStEd... Pin
W Balboos, GHB22-Jun-20 2:04
W Balboos, GHB22-Jun-20 2:04 
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Sander Rossel22-Jun-20 2:46
professionalSander Rossel22-Jun-20 2:46 
GeneralRe: YoUr COde MuSt Be UnIT teStEd... Pin
W Balboos, GHB22-Jun-20 2:50
W Balboos, GHB22-Jun-20 2:50 
GeneralRe: YoUr COde MuSt Be UnIT teStEd... Pin
Sander Rossel22-Jun-20 3:33
professionalSander Rossel22-Jun-20 3:33 
GeneralRe: YoUr COde MuSt Be UnIT teStEd... Pin
W Balboos, GHB22-Jun-20 4:00
W Balboos, GHB22-Jun-20 4:00 
GeneralRe: YoUr COde MuSt Be UnIT teStEd... Pin
Sander Rossel22-Jun-20 4:22
professionalSander Rossel22-Jun-20 4:22 
GeneralRe: YoUr COde MuSt Be UnIT teStEd... Pin
W Balboos, GHB22-Jun-20 4:27
W Balboos, GHB22-Jun-20 4:27 
GeneralRe: YoUr COde MuSt Be UnIT teStEd... Pin
Sander Rossel22-Jun-20 4:37
professionalSander Rossel22-Jun-20 4:37 
GeneralRe: YoUr COde MuSt Be UnIT teStEd... Pin
W Balboos, GHB22-Jun-20 4:54
W Balboos, GHB22-Jun-20 4:54 
GeneralRe: YoUr COde MuSt Be UnIT teStEd... Pin
Sander Rossel22-Jun-20 5:47
professionalSander Rossel22-Jun-20 5:47 

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