State Machines and Interpreters are Equivalent

Scott Wlaschin wrote a delightful series on dependency injection patterns. Part 4 covers the Interpreter pattern. Interestingly, my main takeaway was that Interpreter is really the same as State Machine.

October 15, 2021 · 2 min

Hypothesis: Statistical and Mutation Testing are Achievable for Visual UI Testing

I have a wide range of techniques for testing code behavior. I can reliably increase quality over time no matter how large the feature set grows and even measure the completeness of my test suite (mutation testing). The same can’t be said for UIs. I have long struggled to automate UI tests at all, and manual tests don’t sustain as the system grows. However, I think I may now have a technique to close the gap.

July 25, 2021 · 4 min