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Top Five (Wrong) Reasons You don’t have Testers

  • Joel Spolsky

Abstract

In 1992, James Gleick was having a lot of problems with buggy software. A new version of Microsoft Word for Windows had come out, which Gleick, a science writer, considered to be awful. He wrote a lengthy article in the Sunday New York Times Magazine that could only be described as a flame, skewering the Word team for being unresponsive to the requests of customers and delivering an enormously buggy product.1

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Science Writer York Time Magazine Internet Provider Good Business Sense Buggy Code 
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© Joel Spolsky 2004

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  • Joel Spolsky

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