A Response to “Why Most Unit Testing is Waste”

I believe this article on unit testing deserves reblogging in that Jim Coplien has added his comments.

Henrik Warne's blog

A few months ago I came across the article Why Most Unit Testing is Waste by James O Coplien. The title is an accurate description of the contents – James considers most unit tests to be useless. He expands his arguments in the follow-up article. I was quite intrigued, since I get a lot of value from unit tests. How come we have such different views of them? Had I missed something? As it turns out, I was not persuaded by his arguments, and here is my response to the articles.

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