Realizing Test Cases, Test Scripts and Test Scenarios as Valued Testing Assets

Realizing Test Cases, Test Scripts and Test Scenarios as Valued Testing Assets

Too many testers create test cases, test scripts and other test documentation with only the short-term view in mind. In fact, some question the value of creating test documentation at all because "it takes too much time." In reality, detailed test documentation has many purposes and can be a great investment when leveraged for reuse in future projects and other purpose, such as CI tests and regression tests.

In this article, we will cover what it looks like to have a framework of test documentation that adds value and enabling reuse and further test development.

Article outline:

  • What is a Test Case
  • Test Case Example
  • How to Write a Test Case
  • What is a Test Script
  • Test Script Example
  • Other Values of Testware
  • Final Thoughts

By Randall W. Rice

Randall W. Rice is a leading author, speaker, consultant and practitioner in the field of software testing and software quality, with over 40 years of experience in building and testing software projects in a variety of domains, including defense, medical, financial and insurance.
For more visit him at https://www.riceconsulting.com

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