Another day, another bug in “Project: Sippy-Cup.” This time a simple typo, the
type of typo that a compiler would have caught before the code was checked
in. And it's the type of bug that is the most prevalent in my code.
I'm beginning to see why unit testing is so
popular with the scripting/dynamic languages—they catch the types of bugs
that compilers of static languages already catch.
On the down side, unit testing ensures that I get to play “compiler”
far more often than I care to …
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