by Nataliia Vasylyna | October 24, 2016 6:46 am
Usually, at the beginning stage of software testing, a tester is full of determination and starts executing all necessary preparatory actions, such as defining the test strategy and purposes of testing, writing a test plan and test cases, and many others.
To know when to start web app testing or mobile testing, one should specify the entry and exit criteria for the project success.
The exit criteria presuppose that all necessary documentation is available, programs are installed, the duties are assigned, all required manual and automation tools are established, accurate test data and test environment are ready.
If the above-mentioned factors are maintained, then it is high time to start testing. The biggest problem of the test process execution is that after a certain number of test running, whether it was functional testing, user interface testing or performance testing, the operated and cycled work seems eventless and boring. This may lead to some bugs remained in software after the product release. But how to know that all defects are discovered and fixed? Let us work this out.
Thus, the set tasks and purposes at the entry criteria should be achieved in order to have the exit criteria productive and adequate.
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