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mortoray

Over 20 years of programming. From video games to communications; science to finance; compilers to business processes. Too many languages to even track anymore.

Here's looking to another 20 years towards mastery of the craft.

The 5 Ways to Test a Web Application – How They Work and How They Fail

Despite a huge push for more testing of applications, online or off, there is actually not a lot of standardized systems for doing it. This is not to say there aren’t a lot of standard techniques, there simply lacks unifying by-the-book approaches which yield solid results. A lack of standards should however be no reason not to test your web application. Yet without clear guidance most providers kind of just try things thereby wasting a lot of effort and still ending up with a poor quality product. Here is a general overview of the five basic approaches to testing.