re: What’s an unpopular software opinion you have? VIEW POST

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re: 1) That unit tests are believed to be necessary to create good software is a damning indictment of both industry and academia. Decades have been sp...
 

To a very large extent I agree with this. Unit tests are a horrible replacement for a lack of static typing. That doesn't mean they aren't useful, but if you're using unit tests to prevent breakages during refactoring, do yourself a favor and just learn a freaking statically typed language.

That is, learn literally anything other than JavaScript.

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