Dec 12 2015

What is testing?

Category: English posts,TechnicalIuliana @ 22:29

Testing is …

  • is the process used to reduce the likelihood of a failure that undertaken in a professional manner warranties that the software meets all specified user requirements  when it is delivered.
  • an exercise in risk management and reduction.
  • is a measure of quality.
  • is the process of executing a program with the intent of finding failures.
  • is a process involving static and dynamic actions in order to identify defects.
  • is the process of exercising software to detect errors and verify that it satisfies specified functional and non-functional requirements.
  • is the process of exercising software to verify that it satisfies specified requirements and to detect errors.
  • is the process consisting of all life cycle activities, both static and dynamic, concerned with planning, preparation and evaluation of software products and related work products to determine that they satisfy specified requirements, to demonstrate that they are fit for purpose and to detect defects.(ISQTB definition)
  • is the process used by testers to destroy developers sense of self esteem.
  • is the process used by testers to destroy confidence in the application.
  • is the process used by testers to help developers grow technically, develop their characters and learn to accept negative feedback.

2 Responses to “What is testing?”

  1. carlinfan says:

    I never got into Test Driven Development (yet) although I hear good things about it. Have you tried it?

  2. Iuliana says:

    TDD and Java, are not that compatible. But with JavaScript … TDD is a dream. :)

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