Software testing at Facebook and Google in 2018

If you’re researching best practices for software testing, Google and Facebook are among the biggest trendsetters in QA. So how are the giants ensuring software quality in 2018?

Let’s see if the Google Testing Blog and Facebook Engineering Blog can help us answer this question. This post will piece together the bits of first-hand info from these two resources, as well as comments from Googlers and Facebookers. Without further ado, read on for a high-level overview of how Google tests software in 2018 or jump to the section covering Facebook.

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5 strategies to reduce software testing costs

Source: Parasoft

Ever wondered how much software testing costs tech companies? According to Cambridge University, the global annual spend on testing exceeds $300 billion. Software testing takes up 25–40% of a typical IT budget, gravitating towards 40% in 2018.

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What is end-to-end testing?

What is end-to-end testing?

End-to-end testing (e2e testing) is a software quality assurance methodology that targets “the flow of an application” functionality- and performance-wise. This methodology checks if an application performs as designed on all levels and across all subsystems. The scope of end-to-end testing encompasses the application in its entirety, as well as its integration with external interfaces and outside applications.

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