testing

What is testing?

testing meaning (IEEE) (1) The process of operating a system or component under specified conditions, observing or recording the results, and making an evaluation of some aspect of the system or component. (2) The process of analyzing a software item to detect the differences between existing and required conditions, i.e. bugs, and to evaluate the features of the software items. See: dynamic analysis, static analysis, software engineering.

 

reference: U.S . Food & Drug – Glossary of Computer System Software Development Terminology (8/95)

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