Tests and Builds are Made to be Broken

Posted by: ISerializable, on 20 Jan 2013 | View original | Bookmarked: 0 time(s)

Many agile teams seem to be very focused on not breaking the build. I myself used to jokingly say that your team should have a I Broke the Build T-Shirt, to switch between team members. That was a mistake. I think that builds are made to be broken. As time goes on, I see many team members wasting precious time trying to avoid the build, by running it privately, when the whole purpose of the build was to give the indication of failure. I want to bring forward a small comment I made next to the...

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