Conversations about unit testing

So, I’m guilty. I had been spending too much time doing “Cowboy Development” and hadn’t been writing those unit tests like I should. It caught up with me the other day, so now I’ve been spending more time than I care to admit writing unit tests instead of new code. (I’m also finding more bugs than I care to admit, but that’s a different conversation.)

As it should have, this sparked a conversation with my tech lead about why I /wasn’t/ writing tests to begin with. I thought about it quite a bit, and decided it boils down to the fact that my project traditionally used a home brew unit test framework that I was unfamiliar with. So, I was given homework to learn it.

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