Tutorial 5: Assigning Test Case To Test Plan In TestLink

In the last chapter, we discussed "Creating Test Suite And Test Cases In TestLink" tool. In this chapter, we are going to discuss how to Assigning Test Case To Test Plan in TestLink test management tool. Getting started by making sure that Testlink application is up and running: As a regular practice, it is important to make sure Apache Web Server and MySQL database are up and running before we can start working on testlink tool. In case, you find that either Apache web server or MySQL database or both…

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Is Test Case Adding More Value To QA Work?

In today’s world, every organization has moved to software after keeping off the manual work almost in every business sector such as healthcare industry, banking, finance, insurance and manufacturing, etc. Building a new software from scratch incurs one time cost that could be wearable by the organization but support and maintenance cost are other recurring cost that every organization has to keep in mind while moving the manual work to using the software tool. Often it is seen that many organization cut down the annual operation cost which may challenge…

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Should We Put Too Much Detail Into Test Cases?

Writing test cases is an essential part of the software testing activities that take place before the actual test execution begins. Hence, test cases must be written with keeping clear understanding of the requirements in one's mind. How smooth does a test execution phase goes depends mainly on how well the test cases were written and also depends on how well the requirements were understood. While putting unnecessary or unwanted details should be avoided into a test case but putting in required and important details plays an important role. You…

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Difference Between Use Case and Test Case

Software Testing costs almost fifty percent of the costing from Software Company. So test cases are very important issues over here. Once software development was the only attractive and demanding work in software industry, now scenario has changed. Testing has different terms and there are ways to complete it. For qualifying as a test engineer or to work in software industry it is mandatory to know them clearly. Also "Difference between Use Case and Test Case" most commonly asked interview question. The Term Use Case and Test Case use at the…

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How Not To Write Test Cases (Tips For Both New And Experienced Testers)

This is a post by Sakshi Dewan, STC team member. More on her later, let’s see how not to write test cases first! You must be thinking why a ‘not to’ article when there are plethora of articles/papers explaining how to write test cases. Probably, your thinking is right. But, after reviewing thousands of test cases written by new and experienced testers alike I felt that there is a need to educate testers on the fine line between excellent and ok test cases. This is necessary as winning projects in…

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How You Should Prioritize Test Cases In Software Testing?

Do you know why we run regression whenever there is a change or fix or a feature is added to the software application? Answer is simple, to test whether that change has affected any old functionality or not. So, regression test suite has all the test cases covering major functionalities of the application. And it becomes a PRIORITY to run this suite every time to check if the application is stable to carry out further testing or not. However if you have thousands of test cases in regression suite and you…

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