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Saturday, March 15, 2014

Tutorial on regression testing

In this article we will discuss about regression testing. You can also check on:

- Basic Unix commands useful for Testing

- Defect Management and Testing Management by using Quality Center(QC)

- QuickTest Testing Process

When Retesting was passed on modified software build then we can concentrate on regression testing to find side effects of modifications in the software.The impact of modifications is called as "Regression".

Regression Testing is required :
1. when there is a Change in requirements and modifying the code according to the requirement
2. New feature is added to the software
3. Defect fixing
4. Performance issue fix

For Regression testing we are following different methodologies:
i. Repeat all tests
ii. Repeat related tests
iii. Release software to customer to get regression information
iv. Release software as beta version.