SE-Radio Episode 322: Bill Venners on Property Based Tests

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Bill VennersBill Venners speaks to Matthew Farwell about Property Based Tests. The show covers: what a property based test is, how it differs from example based testing; why you would want to use them; use cases for property based tests; when you shouldn’t use property based tests; how property based testing impacts a team’s development process; how to define properties; the sorts of properties that you can test using property based testing; test oracles, there and back again; how to generate random structured data; how to avoid combinatorial explosion, how to generate context dependent random data; how a shrinker works; how to create your own shrinker.

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