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Software Testing: Brief Overview

What Is Software Testing?

Quality Assurance (QA) vs. Quality Control (QC)

Benefits of Software Testing

  • Cost savings. QA makes the development process more cost-effective. By testing software before deploying it, you can avoid the higher repair costs that will emerge when issues are detected later.
  • Improved software quality. It can help you to deliver high-quality software to your clients consistently. High-quality software plays a key role in building a positive brand image and attracting more customers.
  • Enhanced productivity. Test-driven development often results in better understanding and familiarity with product requirements, leading to enhanced productivity with the development teams.

What Are the Different Types of Software Testing?

Main Categories of Tests

Manual Testing

Automation Testing

Types of Software Testing by Method

Static Testing

Dynamic Testing

Types of Software Testing by Approach

White Box Testing

Black Box Testing

  • Functional — focuses on ensuring that the software’s functionality matches the specified requirements.
  • Non-functional — focuses on requirements such as usability, scalability, and performance of the software.

Gray Box Testing

Types of Software Testing by Level

Unit Testing

Integration Testing

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Head Of Business Development at QArea. I’m passionate about new technologies and how digital changes the way we do business.

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Sandra Parker

Sandra Parker

Head Of Business Development at QArea. I’m passionate about new technologies and how digital changes the way we do business.