Scripting language

Term: “scripting language”. It is the language in which the executable test scripts are written to be used by a test execution tool (such as a capture/playback tool).

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Incremental development model

Term: “incremental development model”. It is the software lifecycle in which a product is broken down in several increments, and each one of them provides a part of the functionality respect to the whole. The requirements have a priority level assigned, and they are delivered according to their priority in...

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Test level

Term: “test level”. It is a set of activities jointly managed and organized. A test level is related to the responsibilities of a project. Some test levels are component tests, integration tests, system tests, and acceptance tests.

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Test object

Term: “test object”. It is the component or system to be tested. Also look up test item.

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Subpath

Term: “subpath”. It is a sequence of executable statements in a component.

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Traceability

Term “Traceability”. It is the capacity of identifying related items in the software and the documentation, such as the requirements and the associated tasks. Also look up horizontal traceability and href=”/glosario/trazabilidad-vertical/”> vertical traceability.

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Resource utilization

En Inglés: “resource utilization”. It is the capacity of a software product to make use of the appropriate quantities and amounts of resources, such as main and secondary memory used by the program, and the required sizes of temporary files, when the software is working in the specified conditions. [According...

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Coverage tool

Term: “coverage tool”. It is the tool providing an objective measurement of which structural items, such as statements or branches, have been covered in the test suite.

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Defect management

Term: “defect management”. It is the process of determination and researching of defects, and acting and removing them. It includes the defect log, their classification, and the impact determination. [Según IEEE 1044]

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