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Software Functional Testing: A Comprehensive Breakdown

If you want a bug-free product, your QA team must carry out both functional and non-functional testing. QA teams tend to be more familiar with executing non-functional tests to ensures the usability and performance of the product, leading to less time and attention on functional testing where many of the defects often hide.

Functional testing doesn’t have to be intimidating. With the understanding of the value that functional testing can bring to your development cycle, your team can then plan how to incorporate functional testing within your QA testing procedures.

How to Comply With HIPAA: 6 Software Testing Strategies

In 1996, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) defined standards for safeguarding the sensitive, confidential data of all patients. The act requires health insurance providers to enforce strict privacy and security rules, each designed to protect the patient and all electronically protected health information, known as ePHI.

Choose the Right Automated Functional Testing Tools for Your Product

The customer experience begins when a product works. Functional testing is the way to ensure that happens. Since testing affects the overall SDLC, developers must implement functional testing as quickly and efficiently as possible. That means automation. Specifically, automated functional testing tools.

So which tools should you use, and how?

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Top 3 Questions About Functional Testing

Whether you're pursuing onsite or offshore QA, functional testing is an essential component of any test suite. It shows how effectively an application or system performs as a whole. Functional testing ensures that the customer's requirements will be met upon delivery, so the inputs are typically the specific business requirements.

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