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Joel on Software

2001/10/16

by Joel Spolsky
Tuesday, October 16, 2001

Testing

Does anybody have experience with GUI automated testing tools? I'm going to take advantage of the CityDesk beta to develop an automated test suite (so we don't keep breaking 2 things for every 1 thing we fix!)

If you have any recommendations, please post them on the discussion group. It needs to support Windows apps and be the sort of thing that doesn't involve a salesperson visiting your office with a $6000 projector for the demo (in other words, not too expensive.)

Snow

Zillions of emails in my inbox. Big stack of bills to pay. Now I'm snowed under with all the stuff I was deferring until the beta shipped :)


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