C is for Car

C is for Car

C and its derivative C++ are the two most prevalent and relied upon languages used for the provision of Safety Critical Systems in the automotive industry and adherence to the ISO 26262 Certification Standard is mandatory. But to understand why we need to wind the clock back in time to the glorious 1980s…

Continuous Integration is Absurd without Unit Testing

Continuous Integration is Absurd without Unit Testing

Continuous integration is absurd without unit testing. Imagine this conversation between colleagues: “We are DevOps pioneers,” my colleague says, swinging his arm towards the Dell Inspiron that hums away on the edge of his desk. On the screen, a mass of red boxes...
Can requirements-based software testing be automated?

Can requirements-based software testing be automated?

Very few people love testing, but technology has come a long way since the days when tests needed to be written manually one by one. Requirements-based testing however, tends to act as a sticking point when teams start to investigate how they can increase their levels...
What is meant by Structural (Code) Coverage?

What is meant by Structural (Code) Coverage?

Put simply structural, or code, coverage is the amount of code that is covered in execution by a single test or collection of tests. For a procedural language like C, you can identify a function of interest, run some test cases on this function, and then measure what...