2 LIFE CYCLES Angelina Samaroo
In the previous chapter, we looked at testing as a concept – what it is and why we should do it. In this chapter we will look at testing as part of overall software development. Clearly testing does not take place in isolation; there must be a product first.
We will refer to work-products and products. A work-product is an intermediate deliverable required to create the final product. Work-products can be documentation or code. The code and associated documentation will become the product when the system is declared ready for release. In software development, work-products are generally created in a series of defined stages, from capturing a customer requirement, to creating the system, to delivering ...