Lecture1 - A Bug or Not a Bug -> Quick Intro -> Three Conditions Of A Bug’s Existence -> The Gist Of Testing -> Spec, Spec, Spec -> Software Bugs And Spec Bugs
The main sources of expected results are:
4. Life experience, common sense, communication, standards, statistics, valuable opinions, etc.
Specification being stated three times in a row is not a problem with my keyboard, but my way of stressing that specification is:
– the most important
– the most valuable
– the most respected
source of expected results within your software company. Specification is as important for a tester as a script is for an actor or traffic laws for a driver. So, what is specification?
Specification (or “spec” for short) is a detailed description of how software should work and/or look.
Please note that some startups just don’t have specs – in a minute we’ll discuss what to do in that case.