Scripted testing

Scripted testing is a technique that is used to minimize the amount of time spent on the test execution while still ensuring full coverage of all relevant test cases. This is done by splitting the testing into two distinct phases: test preparation and test execution. Test preparation is done in parallel to the development of the feature that is to be tested or even before development starts. During test preparation, the feature is analyzed and formal test cases are identified.

Once the test cases that must be executed are identified, manual test scripts are written that describe every step that is to be taken during the test execution phase later. These scripts are engineered in such a way that they are easy to follow and ...

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