What if you fall in love with the hammer?

I have a colleague. They call him the Doctor, and there is a reason for that. He has a track record of solving impossible test automation problems with speed and precision.

The Doctor faces one question on a regular basis. What tools does he use or recommend?

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I have a heart of an engineer, and maybe that is the reason why the answer always gets me by surprise.

It is true that you can attach a screw with a hammer. But it would be easier first to find out what we try to do here and why.

There is always the one danger in professional work. Trying to solve problems by first defining the toolset is expensive and time-consuming. We end up addressing the wrong question.

If you fall in love with the hammer, you only see nails everywhere.

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