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Why Application Modularization Matters: Testing

Preface:

A few weeks ago my colleague PJ Hagerty wrote about driving your existing monolithic application toward a more modular design. This time around I’ll dive a little bit deeper into its importance and the benefits of application modularization.

The Case:

One of the most important best practices in application development is testing, and more specifically automated and continuous testing. When your application is a monolith with multiple functionalities and responsibilities, automated testing becomes massively unwieldy. To illustrate this issue let’s use the following illustration of conceptual (and, admittedly trivial) photo gallery...

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