A new type of test created by Diffblue Cover
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What's wrong with traditional unit testing?
Unit tests, which verify the behavior of individual building blocks of code, are expensive. They are time-consuming for developers to write, they can be resource-intensive to maintain, and a critical mass of them is needed before they add much value. But they are also expensive to not create: if a major bug slips through to production, it can cost the business untold sums in lost customers, revenue and reputational damage.
A changing approach to unit testing, powered by AI, has made it easier than ever for development teams to get more of the tests they need. Unit regression tests are a new category of tests created by Diffblue Cover, a tool developed by the team of world-leading experts in software verification at the University of Oxford spin-out Diffblue.
This ebook provides a rundown of the basics of unit regression tests written by Diffblue Cover: