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Introduction

Software that functions as it should, every time, in every situation, is boring (and, of course, unheard of). Some people might use the term “reliable” for software that functions every time. But really what we want is boring, so boring in fact that you don’t stay up at night wondering if things are processing correctly. You don’t have to think about changing your work habits around the cases where features do not quite flow right. In fact, you want to be able to not think about your software at all.

If a tool has to do a job, then...

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Although quality can be difficult to measure, it is key to a project’s or product’s success. Learn different ways to consider quality.