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Coding Standards and Testing

According to the 2005 article "Fit Software Tests to Code Needs," why are coding standards important to testing? How can programmers and testers work together to make program testing more efficient and effective?Is testing a distinct phase of the project, or does it come into play during other phases? Please explain. How can tools help the quality and effectiveness of testing?

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"According to the 2005 article "Fit Software Tests to Code Needs," why are coding standards important to testing?"
- Testing is an integral part of software development. The answer to this question is in the article [1]:
"Programmers also can prevent errors by adopting coding standards. "People talk about a standard such as naming conventions, but coding standards deal with how to write good code," said Kolawa. "When I talk to developers and show them how they violate the standard, they say, 'This is not a bug.' Each violation of the standard, though, represents an existing or a potential error.""

"How can programmers and testers work together to make program testing more efficient and effective?"
- Testing is an integral part of software development. Tests help us not only in ...

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Why coding standards are important to testing is explained. How programmers and testers can work together to make program testing more efficient and effective is elaborated.

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