Posts Tagged ‘ testing ’

NOTE: Thoughts on Lineage

January 14, 2014
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I got quite a lot of interested feedback on the BI Lineage post I made last week. My post highlighted a most informative article from Metacoda's Paul Homes.

Paul himself commented on my post and offered an additional tip. Here's what Paul said:

I agree it would be nice if BI developers could do...
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NOTE: Wrap-Up on Test Coverage and MCOVERAGE

January 10, 2014
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I've spent this week describing the functionality and purpose of the MCOVERAGE system option introduced in SAS V9.3. Coverage testing is an important consideration for your testing strategy - it's important to know how much of your code has been tested...
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NOTE: Expanding Our Use of MCOVERAGE for Coverage Analysis of our Macro Testing

January 9, 2014
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NOTE: Expanding Our Use of MCOVERAGE for Coverage Analysis of our Macro Testing

Over the last few days I've been revealing the features and benefits of the MCOVERAGE system option introduced in SAS V9.3. This system option creates a log file to show which lines of our macro(s) were executed, e.g. during our tests.Knowing that we t...
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NOTE: Making Sense of MCOVERAGE for Coverage Testing of Your Macros

January 8, 2014
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Over the last couple of days I've been uncovering the MCOVERAGE system option for coverage of testing of macro code. Coverage testing shows which lines were executed by your tests (and which were not). Clearly, knowing the percentage of code lines that...
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NOTE: Macro Coverage in Testing (MCOVERAGE)

January 7, 2014
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Yesterday I introduced the MCOVERAGE system option (introduced in V9.3) for capturing coverage of macro execution. This is useful in testing, to be sure you executed all lines of your macro. This may take more than one execution of your macro, with different input parameters and data.

I finished yesterday's post by showing the...
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NOTE: Broadening Access to the BI Lineage Plug-In

January 7, 2014
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NOTE: Broadening Access to the BI Lineage Plug-In

Metacoda's Paul Homes recently wrote a most informative article entitled Providing User Access to the SAS BI Lineage Plug-in. As Paul says in his article, the BI Lineage plug-in can be used to do impact analysis for BI content (reports, informatio...
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NOTE: Macros Newness in 9.4 and 9.3 (MCOVERAGE)

January 6, 2014
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NOTE: Macros Newness in 9.4 and 9.3 (MCOVERAGE)

The SAS macro language is almost as old as SAS itself (who knows exactly?) so you'd think the need to add new functionality would have ceased - particularly with the ability to access most DATA step functions through %sysexec. But apparently not...SAS ...
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Regression Tests, Holding Their Value

December 17, 2013
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Last week I wrote about how our test cases should be considered an asset and added to an ever growing library of regression tests. I had a few correspondents ask how this could be the case when their test cases would only work with specific data; the s...
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