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MCPD 70-518 Exam Ref: Designing and Developing Windows® Applications Using Microsoft® .NET Framework 4 by Tony Northrup and Matthew A. Stoecker

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Objective 5.2: Evaluate and Recommend a Test Strategy

Many bugs are impossible to overlook, such as a mistyped variable name that prevents an application from compiling. Other bugs, such as a method that fails to throw an exception for certain types of invalid input, can go undiscovered until a user encounters an error or an attacker finds a way to exploit the bug.

You can identify these subtle but critical bugs by following a testing strategy. A testing strategy is an approach for systematically verifying that code does what is expected of it, including rejecting invalid and potentially malicious input. While following a testing strategy cannot catch all bugs, it can reduce the number of serious bugs and reduce the cost of maintaining an application ...

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