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Integration and Interoperability Testing of Software
by Randall W. Rice
My last blog post about the American Airlines baggage system failure mentioned interoperability testing and it got me thinking about this important type of testing that is often minimized or overlooked in systems testing.
First, I just need to make a distinction realizing that software testing terminology is often applied in a variety of ways depending on how you were exposed to it. For example, a test case can mean many things to different people. Although standard definitions exist, they are often unknown to professional testers.
Read more at http://randallrice.blogspot.com/2008/08/integration-and-interoperability.html
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