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What is Manual Testing and Why is it required

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In this tutorial, we are going to learn from the very basic to advanced concepts in manual testing.

what is software?

Software is a collection of computer programs that helps us to perform a task.
Suppose we have to perform a task manually through the machine, that machine need a software. example: A Mobile is a machine and applications are the software’s on which we perform the task like Messaging, Alarm etc.

Types of Software:

  1. System Software: System software is a type of computer program that is designed to run a computer’s hardware and application programs.
    Example: Device drivers, Operating Systems, Servers, Utilities, etc.
  2. Programming Software: Programming software is software that helps the programmer in developing other software.
    Example: compilers, debuggers, interpreters, etc.
  3. Application software: Application software is a computer program designed to help people to perform an activity.
    Example: Web Applications, Mobile Applications, Desktop Applications, etc.

What is Software testing?

Software testing is a part of the software development process, it is an activity to detect and identify the defects in the software.
Example: There is a bank which approaches the IT Company to develop and test the software which will fulfill their task instant of doing manual transactions they can do automate using particular software

why software testing is required?

Software testing is required to release the quality product to the client or customer.

what is software quality?

Software is a quality based on certain parameters.

  1. Bug_free
  2. Delivered on time
  3. within the budget
  4. Meets requirements and/or expectations
  5. Maintainable

What is a Project and a Product?

Project: If a software application is developed for specific customers based on their requirements, then it is called a project.
Example: Banks The companies come under the service-based or project-based TCS, INFOSYS, ACCENTURE.

Product: If a software application is developed for multiple customers based on market requirements, then it is called a product.
Example: The Companies come under the product-based GOOGLE, ORACLE, MICROSOFT, etc.