Posts Tagged ‘test case’

Review of properties in Kaner’s What is a Good Test Case? Rikard Edgren 5 Comments

One of Cem Kaner’s many classic writings is “What is a Good Test Case?” It is a very good article, well-spent time for anyone involved in software testing. But when writing about test ideas, I started to realize that the list of properties for good test cases isn’t perfect, for me. So it’s time for […]

The Inquisitive Tester – Part I: Question the tests the test eye 4 Comments

In order to become a successful inquisitive tester, there are a couple of things you can do to improve your skills beyond the more common quest to “question a product”. One important thing is to question the tests themselves. ——————– Have you ever run tests and wondered if they were really necessary, perhaps knowing that the tests […]

Testing Clichés Part I – Expected Results Rikard Edgren 3 Comments

Sometimes it is said that each test case must have an expected result, or even worse, that each step of a test case must have an expected result. This is the extreme of scripted testing that I dislike for two reasons: * It takes a lot of time to write and follow detailed test cases; […]