Property-Based Testing: An Introduction

Illustrated by Leandro Lassmar

Make quality cheap enough, and good software will naturally follow—that is the promise of property-based software testing. While unit tests fall short due to scaling issues, property tests serve to test whether code ever crashes for any argument. In this article, you'll learn about testing methods that make use of deterministic randomness and shrinking to find incorrect code that you never even considered.

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