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Tuesday, November 11, 2008

How can you be certain that your code works?

You can't. Read this great article from Peter Harkins.

3 comments:

  1. "Testing can only reveal the presence of bugs, not their absence."

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  2. Fail. That's an Edsger Dijkstra quote.

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  3. @JN Wilson: true, the quote is from Dijkstra, but Dan never claimed that it was his (that's why he put it in quotes).

    Thanks for the clarification.

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