Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Common mistakes in Test case writting

The seven most common mistakes in test case writting is as follows:

1-Making cases too long
2-Incomplete, incorrect, or incoherent setup
3-Leaving out a step
4-Naming fields that changed or no longer exist
5-Unclear whether tester or system does action
6-Unclear what is a pass or fail result
7-Failure to clean up

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Cardinal axiom of all user interface design

Few days back I read an article from Joel Spolsky. I found his statement quite interesting as he said:

The cardinal axiom of all user interface design:
" A user interface is well-designed when the program behaves exactly how the user thought it would. "
you can read the detailed article from here.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

What is a good test case?

Few important traits of the good test case is as follows:
Accurate - tests what it’s designed to test
Economical - no unnecessary steps
Repeatable, reusable - keeps on going
Traceable - to a requirement
Appropriate - for test environment, testers
Self standing - independent of the writer
Self cleaning - picks up after itself