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Sep 30 2016   5:10PM GMT

shift left

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Software testing

Shift left testing is an approach used to speed software testing and facilitate development by moving the testing process to an earlier point in the development cycle. Shifting left is a reference to moving testing to the left on a timeline. Continued…

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“Testing in short Agile iterations often necessitates a ‘shift left’ model, an approach in which testing starts much earlier in the application lifecycle.” – Adrian Bridgwater

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