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A Practical Guide to Testing Object-Oriented Software by David A. Sykes, John D. McGregor

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Testing Models for Additional Qualities

Increasingly, projects are chartered to achieve more aggressive objectives such as the development of extensible designs, the design of reusable frameworks, or highly portable systems. The products of the analysis and design phases of these projects are most critical for achieving these types of objectives. In particular, the architecture is key to the success. Guided inspection can be used to ask metalevel questions about the system. In this mode, the test scenarios are developer actions on the system and not user actions. Instead of asking how the objects in the system would interact, the question is, “How must the classes of the system be changed to provide the newly required behavior?”

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