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Acquisition Archetypes: Happy Path Testing

  • October 2009
  • By Linda Levine, William E. Novak
  • When time and budget are tight, it's tempting to follow the "happy path" in testing. But be careful: it may be a path that brings your program great unhappiness.
  • Acquisition Support
  • Publisher: Software Engineering Instiute
  • Abstract

    When time and budget are tight, it's tempting to follow the "happy path" in testing. But be careful: it may be a path that brings your program great unhappiness.

    From the Acquisition Support Program, one in a series of short papers on acquisition patterns of failure.

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