I was preparing yet another session about Test Driven Development (TDD) (I do quite a lot of these as part of my position) and I thought it would be a good idea to allure the audience at the beginning by showing some statistics.
I find the first question interesting because in recent years, in most companies, software professionals have come to the conclusion that manual QA is simply not scalable. Therefore we should rely heavily on automated tests (that also comes in adherence with agile transformation organizations go through).
And who would write these “new” automated tests? In most cases — the developers themselves (there are reasons for that which we”ll not cover in this article).
So, if it is part of the job, it gives value, and it involves coding (which software developers are supposed to love), we should like it.. right? …