There are three phases of software testing - alpha, beta, and gamma. They are performed one after another, and together ensures a release of high-quality software.
In the most frequently used waterfall process for big software projects, development activities are generally divided into various consecutive steps to form a waterfall, although the overlaps are prevalent among successive pairs of phases.
The article provides a brief overview and comparison of the following tools for load testing: Gatling, WAPT, CloudTest, SmartMeter, and NeoLoad. The review is called to assist in selecting a proper tool for verification of system capacities.
Test Plan and Test Strategy are documentation used for arrangement and execution of QA activities. These documents are not similar ones, but they are interrelated. Let’s review the specifics of both to understand the difference between them.
Ad-hoc testing is an approach to software quality verification that does not have any formal process and requires no documentation including test plan and test cases.
Agile is an iterative methodology for software development. It bases on a close collaboration within the entire project team despite the development stage. Coding and quality verification are iterative and incremental.
Black box testing is a technique used to verify the functionality of the software under test. The process of black box testing is based on the requirement specifications.
The main aim of every software development procedure is to ensure a high quality of a ready product with the end users’ needs satisfied, customers’ requirements met and business goals achieved. Quality is an essential attribute of every software product.