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Re: Part IV: Professional Debugging I -- Managing Bug Lists & Metrics
jack21   2/2/2012 3:03:50 PM
Jack, my impression of code testing is that it allows the code to be verified correct before the system is tested in the real world, where another whole set of "bugs" come to light, such as timing, impedance problems, differences between vendor spec sheets and actual chip operation, power supply stability, heat problems, RFI susceptibility and FCC compliance, etc. Is this a fair statement?


I believe in integration testing - which is the real-world stuff you mention - from day 1. There just isn't much to integrate at first, but as time goes on we've generally done a good job stressing the system.

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