Building anything technical is hard.
Even if you’re just a developer working on your own, there are a ton of moving pieces.
We're connecting increasingly complex systems, and our end users come in every shape and size imaginable. It's many hands, in many pots.
With so much complexity and the added pressure of trying to ship early, we make mistakes.
We misunderstand requirements. Code gets sloppy. We’re off in our vision or miss business requirements. Plans go sideways.
These mistakes add up. They compound, and they result in buggy, poorly working and at times unsecure products.
There has to be a better way.
We have to properly and fully test what we build.
Can you afford to contribute to that cost?
Software (or app) testing is how we check whether our finished product matches the expected requirements and ensures that our software is bug-free and performs well.
Whether you're a solopreneur wanting to introduce more rigorous testing methodologies, or a growing business hiring a QA team, it's clear that development projects of all sizes can benefit from a defined QA process.
Software testing can also provide an objective, independent view of your software to allow you to appreciate and understand the risks in what you’re looking to build.
Need more convincing on the value of testing?
To start, software defects can damage a brand's reputation — leading to frustrated and lost customers.
For startups and products just trying to get off the ground, bugs and incomplete features can mean the difference between a killer launch or the scrap heap.
Small dev teams have the magical ability to address issues swiftly, but your time is so much better spent building new than fixing old.
Focus on testing and stay focused on the new.
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