Testing is an important activity in software development. It aims at finding incorrect implementation of requirements before software is shipped and potentially tremendous results occur. Prominent examples of such errors are the crash of the Ariane 5 skyrocket , the
In software testing, test cases are currently defined by specifying expected output for a particular input. If this expected output does not match the actual output of a tested system, a fault is detected. However, this usually requires the tedious
Current research shows that the way we think of testing is wrong. Building user interface tests on top of service or integration tests, which are again built on top of unit tests, is proven to be inefficient when being applied
If you develop under Windows with C/C++ you do not necessarily have to use Microsoft Visual Studio. This blog series shows alternatives based on free software and available for all operating systems. This can be an advantage if a team
If a project is handled in a test center, it is not always visible to the customer. Both the distribution of tasks in a team and the test capacities remain hidden for the time being. If, on the other hand,
The range of tasks of the software tester has expanded considerably. For a long time, testing had been only one of many tasks in software development. Also, the quality of the test personnel was not always as high as during
In companies, tests are used worldwide to ensure quality, help planning budgets and better coordinate training. Especially in agile environments, tests play an increasingly important role, but automation is also becoming more and more important. This is also shown by
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