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Month: January 2013

Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM)

1. Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM) A document showing the relationship/mapping between Test Requirements and Test Cases. Elements of RTM: a. Requirements ID b. Requirements Description c. Test Case ID d. Status [Open, Closed, Defer (Later), On hold] 2. Verification and Validation Verification is the process of confirming that something software meets its specification. Validation is the process of confirming that it meets the user’s requirements. Difference between Verification and Validation: Suppose, you are going to buy a pair of shoes having number 9 for you. You have chosen a pair and seen the tag with 9 written on it. This Read More

Desktop Application Testing

Level 1 – User Interface Testing (GUI Testing): a. Content wording used in the web pages should be correct.   b. Wrap-around should occur properly.   c. Instructions used in the application should be correct (i.e. if you follow each instruction does the expected result occur?)   d. Image spacing – To verify that images are displaying properly with text.Level 2 – Functional Testing a. Check for broken links (Broken link refers to a hyperlink that does not work). b. Warning messages: User input should get verified at the system level according to business rules and error/warning messages should be Read More