February 22, 2017 at 10:17 pm #15506Only available when logged in
I’ve used to listen about SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle), but recently I’ve read about Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC): http://softwaretestingfundamentals.com/software-testing-life-cycle/
What do yo think? Have you known such a schema exist? Do you use that in your company?
The test phases and activities are quite obvious. But I’m actually impressed with deliverables and neccessities described there 🙂February 24, 2017 at 11:29 am #15515Only available when logged in
Waterfall/V-model is one SDLC, but not the only one. From that you can derive the mentioned rudimentary Test process… I have written my share of those back in the days. The model seems to me more a cog in the wheel of waterfall. Not everything is Plan-Do-Check-Act (Deming cycle) – there are other options. Other options that to throw the book at something, and not considering the context.March 6, 2017 at 8:19 am #15612@softwaretestingOnly available when logged in
Waterfall in very old methodology nowadays companies employs the agile method to improve productivity and making cost and time efficient.March 6, 2017 at 11:01 am #15615@ednabaronOnly available when logged in
Software testing life cycle has different important sessions. The spiral model, water fall model, V model etc are the most important parts of it. Big fixing and verifying the requirements in SRS are the most important tasks assigned for a tester.March 7, 2017 at 12:49 am #15623Only available when logged in
Actually that seems no one touched the very entity of STLC. I didn’t mean SDLC, @jesper-lindholt-ottosen 🙂 Thank you for sharing your thoughts, that’s also very interesting.
When talking back about STLC – I was impressed by other than SDLC perspective which I found in STLC 🙂 That can seem to be tricky, but I see the big value there – to redefine the testing-centered process within QA departments – not beyond the development, but as a separate procesual entity – where the testing process is put first.March 7, 2017 at 1:38 pm #15639Only available when logged in
An STLC could be the TEST swimlane in the above.July 10, 2017 at 1:07 pm #16675July 10, 2017 at 1:17 pm #16676July 11, 2017 at 12:07 am #16680Only available when logged in
@jesper-lindholt-ottosen :-O what is the source of that diagram?? Seems interesting, but very specific to me. For sure, STLC is like a component approach to general SDLC.. even maybe like the swimlane there!
I’m thinking if that a kind of TestOps apprach, which implements testing into every stage of software development 🙂July 11, 2017 at 8:22 am #16688Only available when logged in
Oh I just drew that one up for this thread. 🙂
more and more It’s about defining the qa/test gates on the way to prod, so drawing and modelliong that sounds like the way forward 🙂July 11, 2017 at 8:22 am #16689Only available when logged in
Oh I just drew that one up for this thread. 🙂
more and more It’s about defining the qa/test gates on the way to prod, so drawing and modelliong that sounds like the way forward 🙂July 17, 2017 at 11:28 am #16742@abhilashawaghm1Only available when logged in
In a similar fashion, software is also a business. Just like creating software includes a series of actions, examining also has actions which should be implemented in a certain series.July 17, 2017 at 11:29 am #16743@abhilashawaghm1Only available when logged in
Lifecycle in simple term signifies succession of changes from one type to other type. These changes can happen to any concrete or intangible things. Every enterprise has a lifecycle from its beginning to end/ death.
Software Test Life Cycle
Like SDLC, STLC has set stages which is described in structure below:
1. TEST PLANNING – Preparing the test strategy & planning
2. TEST DEVELOPMENT – Creating the testing environment
3. TEST EXECUTION – Writing the test cases/Creating & Executing the Test Script
4. RESULT ANALYSIS – Analysis result and Bug report
5. BUG TRACKING –Look for Bugs and software errors
6. REPORTING – Gathering reports from users
[commerical link removed MOD/JO]August 1, 2017 at 2:27 pm #16962@prasad20Only available when logged in
Software testing life cycle is a systematic approach that identifies what test activities to carry out and when (what is the appropriate time) to accomplish those test activities.
Where as Software Development Life Cycle is a system development process that ensures that the customer’s requirements are met and a quality system is developed in a cost effective manner.
Software Testing Life Cycle specifies the phases of Software Testing and SDLC specifies all the phases of Software Development Life Cycle. STLC phases are part of SDLC phases.August 3, 2017 at 5:58 am #17001Only available when logged in
Still in our company we are using waterfall method for testing.
[MOD: link removed. /JO]September 11, 2017 at 10:42 am #17362September 18, 2017 at 7:34 am #17448@abarnaOnly available when logged in
Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC) is the testing process which is executed in systematic and planned manner. In STLC process, different activities are carried out to improve the quality of the product. Let’s quickly see what all stages are involved in typical Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC)
Following steps are involved in Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC). Each step has its own Entry Criteria and deliverable:
– Requirement Analysis
– Test Planning
– Test Case Development
– Environment Setup
– Test Execution
– Test Cycle Closure
[moderated]September 18, 2017 at 2:14 pm #17452@alishahendersonOnly available when logged in
Previously we were using waterfall model but now we are using agile methodologies as everyone wants to get ahead in software testing industry. And according to me it’s time to move to agile methodologies to work on project proactively and achieve the deadline as soon as possible.
Shifting to agile methods is a challenging task, and it needs extreme concentration towards quality and improved teamwork. Most firms often fail to implement agile methodology in a proper manner, and this results in the main reason for agile tasks failing to deliver high quality software to end client
And in agile methodologies, there are various challenges that software testers face like:
1. Diverse devices, configurations and OS
2. Different Screen sizes
5. Different Mobile App Types
6. Lack Of Knowledge Of Tools
7. Inexperienced testers
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