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Discussion on: Explain JavaScript unit testing like I’m five

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Chance

Best high-level explanation yet. I've read a bunch about testing, but it all seems slightly a little too granular to make sense. This put the pieces together and really makes it easy to see what exactly the goal is of testing--when as a noob I think "Well I'll just run the application and see if anything is broken" hah

Thanks!

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Corey Cleary Author

Thanks so much for your comment and glad to hear it was helpful. FWIW I didn't write a single unit test on the first major project I worked on until about 6 months... it's not something you really learn in school or even after. A lot of tutorials seem to gloss over it, so it can be hard to pick up sometimes!