XP Testing Without XP: Taking Advantage of Agile Testing Practices

XP Tester Activities

Here are some activities testers perform on XP teams.

  • Negotiate quality with the customer (it’s not YOUR standard of quality, it’s what the customer desires and is willing to pay for!)
  • Clarify stories, flush out hidden assumptions
  • Enable accurate estimates for both programming and testing tasks
  • Make sure the acceptance tests verify the quality specified by the customer
  • Help the team automate tests
  • Help the team produce testable code
  • Form an integral part of the continuous feedback loop that keeps the team on track.

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