test case

  

Definition

A specific executable test that examines all aspects including inputs and outputs of a system and then provides a detailed description of the steps that should be taken, the results that should be achieved, and other elements that should be identified. Steps explained in a test case include all details even if it they are assumed to be common knowledge. Test cases are used as a technical explanation and reference guide for systems.

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  • Sometimes it may be best to try a small test case before you get to deep into a project and put out to much risk.

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  • The test case was referenced during the business meeting between the shareholders and the analysts handling the new and likely profitable project.

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  • Me and my dad determined that the system would require a test case, that would help it in the long run.

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