And does it matter?
Once any piece of code goes beyond PRINT “HELLO WORLD” you are going to find bugs. I suspect that there are some developers out there that could even generate a crash with a hello world line of code.
Bugs are annoying. They cost money. We spend a lot of time and effort trying to get rid of the pesky little critters. Most of my professional life has been spent trying to find them, fix and prevent them. I have read learned papers on how best to classify them and report on them. I’ve spent eyes watering amount of money on tools to an instrument and detect bugs in running software.
Code coverage has been a passion of mine. But after years of thinking about it and reading almost everything I could find on the subject I’ve been able to boil it all down into one little flow chart. [...]
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