How do I convince my manager that unit tests are important?

Could we write unit tests? Do we get some time to write unit tests? Is there a budget for writing unit tests?  How could I convince my manager that unit tests are important?

I am totally sure that almost every developer knows this questions, do you? What was the outcome? Could you persuade your manager that it is important to write unit tests? Sandro Mancuso, Software Craftsman and founder of the London Software Craftsmanship Community, gives us some insights in his book, how a Software Craftsman would handle this.

I got the Ok from Sandro to publish the part about that topic. Thanks for that Sandro. And by the way, there is also an interesting part of how you could convince your team to write unit tests. But there are many many other interesting and inspiring chapters. Continue reading How do I convince my manager that unit tests are important?