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

SUMMARY

In this chapter we have looked at how review techniques and static analysis fit within the test process defined in Chapter 2. We have understood that a review is a static test, i.e. it is a test carried out without executing any code (by reading and commenting on any document (work-product) such as a requirements specification, a piece of code or a test plan/test case). We have also looked at the different types of review techniques available, such as walkthroughs and inspections, as well as spending time understanding the benefits of reviews themselves.

Reviews vary in formality. The formality governs the amount of structure and documentation that surround the review itself.

To obtain the most benefit from reviews, they should be carried ...

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