Testing is the process by which quality is verified.

Many nodes cover different areas of software testing.

  • white box testing - testing with knowledge of the sourcecode. Also called clearbox testing
  • black box testing - testing without seeing the sourcecode. Each module is a 'black box'
  • regression testing - repeating testing during development to detect new bugs
  • code coverage - how tested is your code? Code Coverage metrics can help!

Test"ing (?), n.

1.

The act of testing or proving; trial; proof.

2. Metal.

The operation of refining gold or silver in a test, or cupel; cupellation.

Testing machine Engin., a machine used in the determination of the strength of materials, as iron, stone, etc., and their behavior under strains of various kinds, as elongation, bending, crushing, etc.

 

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