June 22, 2016

Platinum Partner Five Habits That Help Code Quality Erik Dietrich writes a common sense guide to some tactics you should teach your team to help you produce higher quality code. by Consider testing earlier in your SDLC. Read the white paper Surviving Shift Left as a Tester , brought to you in partnership with CA Technologies . When I’m called in to do a strategic assessment of a codebase, it’s never the result of everything being awesome.

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