Adding tests to an uncovered application

by Zach Smith

Instagram started as burbn

  • Instagram started as a HTML5 version of 4square
  • Pivoted
  • If they had written tests those tests were wasted

When to automate testing?

  • Think about time: can you spend the time to write these tests?

Types of Tests

  • Acceptance tests
  • Functional tests
  • Unit tests

Libraries to help increase test coverage

  • lettuce
  • sprinter