5.3.8 Flakiness decision table

Course subject(s) Module 5: Test Code Smells

Gerard Meszaros provides a¬†useful decision table on how to detect flaky tests. In the following, we provide the figure that we extracted from the author’s website. Some of the patterns we see in this decision tree, we already discussed in the previous lectures.

The full explanation can be found at the following link, by Meszaros: http://xunitpatterns.com/Erratic%20Test.html.

Further reading:

  • Meszaros, G. Erratic tests. http://xunitpatterns.com/Erratic%20Test.html, 2011.
  • Meszaros, G. (2007). xUnit test patterns: Refactoring test code. Pearson Education.
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