Software testing is done to ensure a defect free application while meeting all the requirements in terms of quality, functionalities and performance as laid in the SLA. However, as the testing parameters get complex software testing gets tougher and challenging. Accurately deciding the testing option, whether Manual or Automated, is easier said than done. Let’s see what they offer.
In manual testing, test cases are executed manually without any support from tools or scripts. It is a process in which the software’s features and functionalities are tried like an end user to find whether it meet the goals. On the other hand, Automated testing is executed with the help of software tools, scripts and is performed by repeating pre-defined actions. It is more reliable with high degree of accuracy compared to manual testing. You can execute test cases significantly faster as multiple tests can be run in parallel, made possible by distributing test cases across different machines.
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