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Preventing Software Bugs From Happening

Preventing Software Bugs From Happening

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Software bugs are those very annoying "pests" in software applications. Software development pros should have a plan in place for when and how to fix bugs. Types of Bugs Missing Specifications These are the scenarios you never imagined when designing your product. They are otherwise referred to as the "unknown" type. Their impact is unpredictable and can range from embarrassing to catastrophic. Common Causes Insufficient Research: You have probably heard the phrase that when you assume, you make an ass out of you and me. Assumed value is no different and can come with tricky nuances. When these are not researched, unknown bug hatches. Ignorance: Someone realizes the "implementation is wrong" at release time, even though the expected behavior was not specified! Sound familiar? T...