James Bach defines Exploratory Testing as “simultaneous learning, test design, and test execution. In other words, exploratory testing is any testing to the extent that the tester actively controls the design of the tests as those tests are performed and uses information gained while testing to design new and better tests.”
The main result of software testing activities is finding bugs that are also called defects or incidents. Besides correcting them, what could you do with the information that they provide? In this extract from her book “Guide to Advanced Software Testing”, Anne Mette Hass discusses how you can define and use metrics from your bug tracking activities to better understand your software testing efforts and software development process.
JUnit 5 is the next generation of JUnit. The goal is to create an up-to-date foundation for developer-side testing on the JVM. This includes focusing on Java 8 and above, as well as enabling many different styles of testing.