The Truth About Unit Testing

The Truth About Unit Testing
December 10 12:23 2015 Print This Article

Every testing type, for example, system testing, usability testing, integration testing, etc., has its own peculiarities and specific nature.

In the sphere of software development and software testing, unit testing is rather contradictory topic. One believes that this checking type should be an inherent part of any test strategy. It should be added to tool-based techniques.

Unit testing is the actions made by the creator with the aim to check changed issues. And the checking is not necessarily automated.

What Does Unit Testing Depend On?

  • The specialist who is engaged in product development. Some developers create an excellent code, but the work of others should be reviewed several times. Developer’s level of competence should be taken into account.
  • The change scope. It is necessary for a tester to know the nature and amount of changes. It provides the fast checking and product production.
  • The change context also requires the review. It provides effective testing procedure.

In software testing company, unit testing is widely performed. It has a range of benefits.

What Are the Advantages of Unit Testing?

  • The possibility to explore scenarios more thoroughly. Unit testing helps to define the requirements and product functionality.
  • It reduces the estimate as the time needed for the evaluation of requirements is spent on checking other scenarios.
  • It provides the testing of those issues that cannot be checked with the help of black-box testing. There is the collaboration between testers and developers.
  • It maintains the productivity pace.

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