Definition of the day: Coverage

  Hey everyone, Here is the definition of the day: Coverage The degree to which specified coverage items have been determined or have been exercised by a test suite expressed as a percentage. Notes Whilst we ponder on how much testing is getting done we must continuously ask ourselves if our tests are critical or … [Read more…]

Software bugs and people’s privacy – 27/11

Facebook Changed 14 Million People’s Privacy Settings to “Public” Without Warning Facebook disclosed Thursday that a software bug may have switched some users’ posts to “public” without telling them. That means that status updates, photos, and other Facebook activity that people thought they were sharing just with their friends, or with friends of friends, would … [Read more…]

Definition of the day: Heuristic

  Hey everyone, Here is the definition of the day: Heuristic A generally recognized rule of thumb that helps to achieve a goal Example Find Importants Problem Fast – Testing should be optimised to find important problems fast, rather than attempting to find all problems with equal urgency. For example, you have a systemthat requires … [Read more…]