The formality of testing you may experience at your organization or project can vary greatly. A testing process may be very informal — or VERY formal. Where do YOU actually fall in the process? Regardless of the level of formality for the application development lifecycle, there is still a process. What is the four-step test case development process?
How long would it take for one tester to test JUST the front end of an application with 10 data entry screens, each with 10 fields that accept two data types? Remember, you also need to accomplish positive and negative testing. If one field will take up to ten characters, then you will need to test one, two, and then three all the way up to ten characters – for EACH field, on EACH screen. Also, there are the combinations between the fields. How long will it take?
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The focus of regression tests should be to find application failures when the code has changed or the application is supported in a new environment. Regression testing can also increase user confidence. The problem is that some applications don’t get tested after being released. Sometimes, upper-level management doesn’t see the importance in regression testing, so it may not even be part of the testing policies. So why should you perform regression testing?