"The only way to have confidence in a Python program is to write tests"

I saw this asserted (hee-hee) in a Python book I am reading.

The author apparently doesn't know that, while testing is great, in the old days, we used to actually logically analyze our programs and gain great confidence in them from that exercise.

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  1. Yeah, your attitude tends to change when the only way to run the code is to load up the punchcards into boxes and ship them to the mainframe (as my mom had to do).

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