Entries Tagged 'Types of testing' ↓
November 27th, 2014 — GUI Testing, Types of testing, Web Testing
Everything about Cross browser testing – what, why, how, who, when, and where.
Many times, I have encountered an issue with a website and on calling the technical support, they simply tell me to try it in another browser? When I do, it works and I end up feeling like a total idiot, even though I earn my living working in the software industry.
I bet this has happened to all of you, hasn’t it?
I always end up thinking-‘why didn’t I think of that?’ But trust me, over time I have realized it’s not my fault; it’s just that the website has not been tested extensively with respect to cross browser compatibility testing and as an end user I have just found a bug.
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October 2nd, 2014 — Types of testing
User Acceptance testing is the topic of the day. We will discuss all about UAT – its definition, types, steps, detailed process etc. in this tutorial.
What is User Acceptance Testing (UAT)?
My rule number one when trying to understand a new concept is that: the name is always going to be relevant and mostly a literal meaning (in the technical context). Finding out what that is, will give me an initial understanding of it and gets me started.
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September 29th, 2014 — Testing Concepts, Types of testing
The very term ad-hoc implies the lack of structure or something that is not methodical. When you talk about ad-hoc testing, it means that it is a form of black box or behavioral testing performed without any formal process in place.
The formal process here means having the documentation like requirement documents, test plan, test cases and proper test planning in terms of its schedule and order of performed tests. Also any actions performed during the testing are not typically documented. Continue reading →
August 28th, 2014 — Questions & answers, Testing Concepts, Testing Life cycle, Types of testing
Testing is verification and validation. We all know that it takes 2 Vs to make testing complete.
In today’s article we will shed some light on Static testing. It is also called as Verification. We will learn all about it and pay special emphasis on this, because dynamic testing often receives maximum attention and has innumerable articles detailing it out.
However, no discussion on static testing would be complete without an explanation of what its counterpart, dynamic testing means. Dynamic testing is validation, the other “V”. Dynamic testing is when you are working with the actual system (not some artifact or model that represents Continue reading →
August 14th, 2014 — Types of testing
“We are always taught how to write functional test cases. Why is that? Is ‘non-functional testing’ carried out without documentation (in other words, on an ad-hoc basis) or is that a separate process that is much more difficult to understand? How are test cases written for different kinds of testing that happens on the application?”
This is one of the most original, distinctive and out-of-the-box questions I have been asked in the recent times. Thus, this is the topic for today and this is what we are going to illuminate in the following article.
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June 30th, 2014 — Basics of Software testing, Testing Concepts, Types of testing
So…do you really think it will take that huge amount of time to test, what you call system testing, even after spending lot of efforts on integration testing?
The client we recently approached for the project was not convinced about the estimation we provided for each testing effort.
I had to chime in with an example -
Mike, I would like to elaborate our efforts and importance of system testing with an example.
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