I think we can combine them with automated tests.
They serve as good documentation and reduce the burden of testing manually.
I think there still has to have some form of documentation. Definitely having automated tests helps a lot in reducing the manual testing away.
I had an ex-colleague who swears to use manual testing and he gave me the reason. That he will forget it or unable to fix it if it runs into an error. Which I just shrugged it aside as him being stuck to his ways of thinking that can be a very slippy slope.
Yea. Once he tries it, pretty sure he can't go back to testing everything manually.
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