Unit Testing: Time-Consuming but Product-Saving
“Today i finally recognized that unit tests are a critical part of my programming flow” — Ashley Williams, Twitter.
Long-time Node.js advocate Ashley Williams kicked off her recent Twitter thread in the same sort of stream of consciousness that many devs go through when they are coming to terms with the truth: Unit testing is annoying but necessary.
Unit testing is an essential part of developing software applications. Also called component testing, it is all about isolating one unit of code to verify that it’s working as it should be. And unlike many types of testing, this is usually done by the developer of the code itself.
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