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Oct052008

"Automated story-based acceptance tests lead to unmaintainable systems"

Projects where the team directly translates story-level acceptance criteria into new automated test cases set themselves up for a maintenance nightmare.


thekua.com@work ยป Automated story-based acceptance tests lead to unmaintainable systems.

One of the big things I'd like to do with our next projects is some kind of automated acceptance and UI regression tests. I've looked at things like Selenium and a little at FitNesse but I've worried about things like this article talks about, the tests becoming a maintenance challenge by themselves.

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