Set of tools, techniques, and practices used to insure that software is designed and developed with testing in mind.
The main goal of a testability framework is to make it easier and more efficient to test software. This is achieved by designing the software in a way that makes it easier to isolate different components and functions, and by ensuring that the software can be easily tested using automated testing tools.
A testability framework may include a number of different elements, such as:
- Design patterns and principles that promote testability
- Tools and frameworks for automated testing, such as unit testing frameworks, integration testing frameworks, and acceptance testing frameworks
- Guidelines for writing testable code and creating test cases
- Processes for tracking and managing test results and defects
By implementing a testability framework, software development teams can improve the quality of their code, reduce the number of defects, and speed up the development process by catching issues early in the development cycle.
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