Test case can fall into different states and is defined and based on the Test management tool used by the organization. In this tutorial we will use TestLink tool.
Test Case Life Cycle
- Test Case Generation ( Create Initial Draft )
- Test Case Review
- Test Case Rework
- Test Case Prioritization & Finalization
- Test Case Evaluation
Test Case Generation
In this phase, testing team documents the application test cases. Test cases are created as initial draft.
Test Case Review
Test cases that are prepared can be moved from draft to Ready for Review state. Testing team reviews the test cases.
Test cases with Review comments are reworked. Test cases with review comments can be moved to Rework state.
Test Case Finalization
Upon successful review, test cases are moved to Final state. This is an important step. Once test cases are finalized, we can version the test case artifacts and baseline them. Any further changes to them would undergo change management process.
Test Case Status
Test Case Importance
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