Chapter 16

Test Development (Do)

Figure 16.1 outlines the steps and tasks associated with the Do part of spiral testing. Each step and task is described, and valuable tips and techniques are provided.

Step 1: Develop Test Scripts

Task 1: Script the Manual/Automated GUI/Function Tests

In Chapter 15, a GUI/Function Test Matrix was built that cross-references the tests to the functions. The business functions are listed vertically, and the test cases are listed horizontally. The test case name is recorded on the matrix along with the number.

In the current task, the functional test cases are documented and transformed into reusable test scripts with test data created. To aid in the development of the script of the test cases, the GUI-based Function ...

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