What’s the difference between a developer, a tester, and a software development engineer in test [SDET]? This isn’t a lead-in to a joke. In fact, it’s a very serious question that’s being debated across the software development community.
There’s a great debate stirring about how much testing responsibility should be transferred to developers—and how important it is for testers to know programming. Read this paper to explore the top 3 ways that expecting developers becoming testers (and expecting testers becoming programmers) can undermine the goals of Agile.
Read this paper to learn:
- SDETs’ Impact to innovation velocity
- The level of programming skill required for lean testing
- How to balance “development testing” and end-to-end testing