Top Down Integration Testing main advantage - Basic concepts of Software Testing

Q.  Which of the following is the main advantage of Top Down Integration Testing?

- Published on 29 Jul 15

a. Major decision points are tested early.
b. Modules are not tested by team again and again.
c. No stubs need to be written
d. None of the above.

ANSWER: Major decision points are tested early.
 

    Discussion

  • Prajakta Pandit   -Posted on 25 Nov 15

    - Top down testing is conducted from main module to sub module. If the sub module is not developed a temporary program, it is called as 'stub', which is used to reproduce the submodule.

    - It takes place from top to bottom that follows the control flow. For example, starting from the GUI or main menu.

    Advantages of Top-down Integration Testing

    - Once the I/O functions are added, representation of test cases is easier.

    - Major decision points are tested early.

    - Stubs can be written with lesser time because when compared to the drivers stubs are simpler to author.

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