Nov 4, 2011

Excuse #4 - Running the tests takes forever

So, after a long break (been focusing my time on reading about new technologies rather than writing - started a new job @ JoyTunes...) I'm back with the next excuse in the "Testing, Why Bother?" series.

"Running the tests takes too much time, 
so we never run them anyhow."

Well, this excuse is less common than the other ones on the list, and to tell the truth - if that's your case, you're in a pretty good spot - because, at least you have tests to run!

However, if you have tests and you're not running them, they obviously have little merit, so the effort of writing them goes to waste, which is definitely a shame.

So here are a few tips on how you can solve this tricky situation.