O'Reilly logo

SOFTWARE TESTING by Peter Williams, Geoff Thompson, Angelina Samaroo, Peter Morgan, Brian Hambling

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

BACKGROUND TO STATIC TECHNIQUES

Static testing techniques are those techniques that test software without executing the code. This includes both the testing of work-products other than code, typically requirements or specification documents, and the testing of code without actually executing it. The first of these is known as a review and is typically used to find and remove errors and ambiguities in documents before they are used in the development process, thus reducing one source of defects in the code; the second is known as static analysis, and it enables code to be analysed for structural defects or systematic programming weaknesses that may lead to defects.

Reviews are normally completed manually; static analysis is normally completed ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required