Seems like ONE aspect of what I'm learning is that a test engineer is GOING to need to be able to evaluate "efficiency" in a custom test module. Any suggestions for doing that, in a conceptual framework that can be used across many custom environments?
SOUNDS like if I come back to the archived copy, and literally transcribe every tenth sentence, I can probably access all the original source materials. Not criticizing -- the ability to knowledgably aggregate pertinent tutorial sources is HUGELY valuable. Heh -- as is the ability to backtrack (as I described above) to find sources to gather peripheral info and access to expansion links.
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