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There are 8 entries for the tag Software development
TestingReflections.com (A free Software Testing Information Resource)
testingReflections.com is an online knowledge-base about all things ‘Software Testing’ related, that you maintain… A hub for Software Testing knowledge and information… A mind-share blog for the Software Development and Testing community… you get the picture! This is your place to share knowledge in any aspect of software testing through your own blog…Just send an email to TestingReflections Admin so he can make your blog searchable from here. If you don't have ......

Posted On Wednesday, December 1, 2004 1:31 PM | Comments (12) | Filed Under [ Software Testing Links/Resources ]

Testing ASP.NET 2.0 and Visual Web Developer
Scott Guthrie (Product Unit Manager) has just posted this fascinating article about how a key piece of ASP.NET 2.0 and Visual Web Developer is actually tested.  Well worth a read for anyone involved in software development and testing.  It's simply awe inspiring!

Posted On Thursday, November 4, 2004 6:23 PM | Comments (0) | Filed Under [ Software Testing ]

Glossary of Software Testing/QA Terms
Source: The following definitions are taken from GLOSSARY OF COMPUTERIZED SYSTEM AND SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT TERMINOLOGY audit. (1) (IEEE) An independent examination of a work product or set of work products to assess compliance with specifications, standards, contractual agreements, or other criteria. See: functional configuration audit, physical configuration audit. (2) (ANSI) To conduct an independent review and examination of system records and activities in order to test the adequacy and effectiveness ......

Posted On Wednesday, June 2, 2004 4:55 AM | Filed Under [ Quality Software Testing CSTE Testing/QA-FAQ ]

Unit Testing
The world has started to rely increasingly on software that is becoming more and more complex. Today software is everywhere - part of every system or machine that we use in daily life. Software Quality and Reliability have become an important concern of the software industry. While improved and formal software development processes help avoid more and more defects, a large number of defects are still left in software. In one of history's well-known bugs, the entire long distance of AT&T was down ......

Posted On Wednesday, March 10, 2004 9:08 PM | Comments (2) | Filed Under [ Software Testing CSTE ]

All About CSTE (Certified Software Test Engineer) Exam
(Information shared in this document is gathered from my understanding. The information could change from time to time. Pls. Visit www.softwarecertifications.com for up-to-date information) Certification Summary: For software testing professionals who wish to demonstrate a professional level of competence in the principles and practices of quality control in the IT profession Skill Level: Advanced Prerequisites: Must meet one of three prerequisites: ü A bachelor's degree from an accredited college-level ......

Posted On Thursday, February 19, 2004 8:18 AM | Filed Under [ CSTE ]

Internet Project Risks and Mitigation Strategies
Risk: Personnel shortfalls Mitigation: Bring on a skilled core team. Have the team mentor new people. Make training and teamwork part of the culture. Hire top-notch personnel while the market remains soft. Risk: Misalignment with business goals Mitigation: Align developments with business goals and highlight importance of development. Risk: Unrealistic customer and schedule expectations Mitigation: Make the customer part of the team. Set schedule goals around frequent deliveries of varying functionality. ......

Posted On Wednesday, December 3, 2003 6:00 AM | Comments (1) | Filed Under [ Risk Management ]

Common definitions for testing - A Set of Testing Myths:
“Testing is the process of demonstrating that defects are not present in the application that was developed.” “Testing is the activity or process which shows or demonstrates that a program or system performs all intended functions correctly.” “Testing is the activity of establishing the necessary “confidence” that a program or system does what it is supposed to do, based on the set of requirements that the user has specified.” These myths are still ......

Posted On Tuesday, November 4, 2003 4:29 AM | Comments (5) | Filed Under [ Software Testing ]

Investing in Software Testing
What Does Quality Cost? The title of Phil Crosby book says it all: Quality Is Free. Why is quality free? Like Crosby and J.M. Juran, Jim Campenella also illustrates a technique for analyzing the costs of quality in Principles of Quality Costs. Campenella breaks down those costs as follows: Cost of Quality = Cost of conformance + Cost of nonconformance Conformance Costs include Prevention Costs and Appraisal Costs. Prevention costs include money spent on quality assurance tasks like training, requirements ......

Posted On Monday, October 27, 2003 8:33 PM | Comments (6) | Filed Under [ Quality Software Testing Risk Management ]

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