Test Methodologies Used By Software Testing Services

10:19 PM Parvesh Bravo 2 Comments

NOW!  For every IT organization or development firm out there, it’s mandatory to contain the overall performance standards of all their developed programs, by implementing unique and resourceful testing methodologies. Testing methods refer to test scenarios and test cases; those are used by testing analysts to ensure the required amount of quality expected from a software.  Software testing services providers use a diversified range of software testing methodologies based on real time test analysis and performance evaluation. Most of the time, QA analyst use two-way testing approach to evaluate the attach bugs and vulnerabilities affecting the quality.

Types of Testing Methodologies

         Functional Testing
§  Unit Testing
§  Integration Testing
§  System Testing
§  Acceptance Testing
         Non-Functional Testing
§  Load Testing
§  Security Testing
§  Compatibility Testing
Functional testing help testers to find out the reasons why a software or particular IT program is showing undesired results. It’s further based on four different test stages; these are unit testing, Integration testing, system testing and acceptance testing. Software testing services providers use a unit testing framework to test each component of every software under testing. Unit testing modules are based on agile or scrum test-driven-development methodology. System test involves the quality assurance of entire system by making it free from any kinds of bugs and vulnerabilities.  Integration testing delivers the test results about how successfully a software parts are performed when are integrated with each other. Acceptance testing is the final phase of functional test analysis, making it sure that project requirement is met as per desired expectation.

Nonfunctional test analysis based on load testing, security testing, and compatibility testing.  Software testing services providers use load testing to verify how a software perform when a substantial amount of load is excreted on it. Load testing helps to maintain the required response time of a particular software. Security and vulnerability test assessments are the most important part of non-functional test analysis procedures, which are used by QA testers to identify every kind of security bugs and vulnerabilities. Security testing based on physical security assessments, web application assessments, wireless security test analysis, and ethical hacking. It directly helps testers to restrict potential intruders to make certain changes in software settings. 

Compatibility testing is avital part of the nonfunctional testing process. During the process, Software testing services evaluate the adaptability and responsiveness of a particular software across diversified nature devices and platforms.  This process helps to assess how a particular software performs under certain conditions and environment. This kind of testing makes sure that software is entirely compatible with all available hardware, networks and operating system;so as to gain the attraction of a maximum number of users.


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