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What Is It? A tool (continuous integration server) performs automated testing. “Integration” refers to combining individual developer changes with the existing shared code base. The purpose is to see if changes can be combined or if they conflict. When Should it be Done? Should be conducted with every code push (also called a “commit”) to … Continued

Where do you find inspiration? Articles, books, blogs, industry conferences, customer research and interviews, competitor analysis, focused meditation, running, travel, drawing, simply having time to think? Whether it’s internal or external stimuli, the most common theme for sparking creativity is opening the mind to new experiences or input. However, inspiration is often personal. What stokes … Continued

What Is It? Functional Testing focuses on testing software against a design document, use cases, or a requirement document to ensure that it meets the standard. Checks the software to ensure that it provides the output required by the end-user or business. Requires a significant investment of time to build out documentation. When Should it … Continued