Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Introduction to SOA Regression Testing: A Hands-on Approach

This article published recently highlights the importance of building a sound SOA Regression framework as a part of an enterprise-wide SOA Initiative. Here's a small snippet with a link to the entire PDF document:

Regress means to go backwards. Software Regression Testing is the means of identifying unintentional errors or bugs that may have been introduced as a result of changing a program module. The program module regresses by no longer working as it used to before. Software development is an iterative process in which program modules are continually modified by teams of developers to meet changing system requirements. Typical software systems with N modules have N2 dependencies. A flaw introduced in a modified module can have significant impact across the entire system.

Link to full article: http://www.crosschecknet.com/SOA-Regression-Testing-v2.pdf

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