Software engineers are sometimes faced with the task of testing a piece of software without any accompanying documentation to help them understand the design of the software. As the title to the Slideshare presentation states: “No Time to Explain! TEST!”
Author, Oleksandr Lutsaievskyi who is a Scrum Master and Agile Coach, shares insights and techniques for making the best of this situation as you work to deliver the results your client needs. Discovery methods include exploratory testing, error guessing and your experience.
Another of the tips Lutsaievskyi offers is that finding and working with the person responsible for the results of the testing is crucial to a successful outcome. This contact is key to helping you understand what is expected from test scenarios, pass/fail and anticipated results. Check out the presentation for additional insights.
If you have tested software without documentation what issues did you encounter?