IN THIS CHAPTER
Types of Software Documentation
The Importance of Documentation Testing
What to Look for When Reviewing Documentation
The Realities of Documentation Testing
In Chapter 2, “The Software Development Process,” you learned that there's a great deal of work and a great number of non-software pieces that make up a software product. Much of that non-software is its documentation.
In simpler days, software documentation was at most a
readme file copied onto the software's floppy disk or a short 1-page insert put into the box. Now it's much, much more, sometimes requiring more time and effort to produce than the software itself.
As a software tester, you typically aren't constrained to just testing the software. ...