by Nataliia Vasylyna | May 27, 2014 10:00 am
Software products are usually constructed in offices or laboratories, where temperature and lighting are comfortable, networking connection is reliable, and everything works just fine. In such conditions an elaborated system works well.
But when software gets into real world surrounding various defects begin to appear. Nowadays all the programs need updates and receiving data from outer sources. A lot of defects are related to the software product dependency from other applications and conditions. This aspect must be thoroughly checked during web site testing, desktop testing or mobile application testing.
Internal aspects include servers, data storage units, network systems, platforms configurations. Producers and testers of the software product may perform the required adjustments to the internal elements of the program environment.
It is hard or impossible to control external aspects of the environment. Cloud services, third party systems and data providers belong to these aspects.
A software testing company usually wants its testers to check how the software under test manages failing or poor performance of each of the internal and external elements. These works allow to quickly discover serious software bugs and to increase effectiveness of web site testing, desktop testing and mobile testing.
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