Saturday, April 14, 2007

About Test Cases

Test cases plays a major role in the QA's life. The probability of fixing the bugs is always depends on the way the test cases are communicated. They should never be confused. Test Cases are written in such a way that they are tracable,self contained and should not be duplicated in preparing they should always be atomic. So every tester has to spend some time on the test cases before writing. Test conditons has to be clear and most of the test conditions wont be clear,so deep thinking is necessary for the testers. In the context to the DEEP THINKING, I do like to discuss an example given by the Jsmes Bach.

REQUIREMENTS :
1.THERE ARE FOUR CARDS. (cards are E,7.V.4)
2.THERE IS A LETTER ONE SIDE AND A NO. ON REVERSE SIDE.
3.IF THERE IS A VOWEL ON ONE SIDE AND A EVEN NO. ON OTHER SIDE.

In this Requirements, if we consider the first case which is clear, where as in second and third cases where the deep thinking should be there.

So for a Tester, deep thinking is always an important.

One of my friend asked a question about test requirement, i wondered how to answer to his question. One of the requirement in the web page is to check the back ground colour of the Username and Password.HE asked me whther i will check or not. I thought for a second and gave the answer, as "i will check the background colour of both the fields",but the thing is we have to make sure of the TEXT of the font colour also is checked. Even though iam wrong in this Example i learnt a new thing in Exploring a my knowledge towards the SOFTWARE TESTING.


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