Charity Majors+ Your Authors @mipsytipsy CTO @honeycombio; co-wrote Database Reliability Engineering; loves whiskey, rainbows. I test in production and so do you. 🌈🖤Black Lives Matter🖤 Jun. 10, 2020 1 min read + Your Authors

as i was saying.. ☺️ that thread about instrumenting and refining our build pipeline is totally an example of observability-driven development.

instead of wasting time trying to form elaborate mental castles ... learn about reality by getting greedy with your instrumentation.

app instrumentation is to software developers what putting things in their mouth is to babies.

it's your one reliable strategy for making sense of a cold, cruel world

TDD is probably the most successful software movement of my lifetime, but people place way, way, way too much faith in those bajillion tests of theirs.

(you can tell a lot about a SWE by how much responsibility they feel *after* tests run cleanly.)

people have put so much energy into chasing the dream of bringing prod data, prod use cases, prod edge cases into test environments,

but what you really want is to bring test in to production. because only prod is prod. <3

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