Software testing is an investigation conducted to provide stakeholders with information about the quality of the product.Manual testing is a testing process that is carried out manually in order to find defects without the usage of tools or automation scripting. A test plan document is prepared that acts as a guide to the testing process in order to have the complete test coverage.
Software testing is an activity to check whether the actual results match the expected results and to ensure that the software system is defect free. It involves execution of a software component or system component to evaluate one or more properties of interest.
Testing is important because software bugs could be expensive or even dangerous. Software bugs can potentially cause monetary and human loss, history is full of such examples.
SDLC: SDLC is Software Development Life Cycle. It is the sequence of activities carried out by Developers to design and develop high-quality software.
Though SDLC uses the term ‘Development’, it does not involve just coding tasks done by developers but also incorporates the tasks contributed by testers and stakeholders.
In SDLC, test cases are created.
STLC: STLC is Software Testing Life Cycle. It consists of series of activities carried out by Testers methodologically to test your software product.
Though STLC uses the term “testing” it does not involve just testers, at some instances, they have to involve developers as well.
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