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The Parking Calculator that is on Markus Gartner's site is a good way to have someone test something, and if they peruse the site as well for interest good for them. The calculator is a well known example you can find more on as well if you want. It's hard to do auditions, I recently did one for my position and they gave me materials that I needed to ...
Checking black-box and white-box skills You've been given a task to test the isPalindrom(String text) : boolean function. What are test cases you would propose and why? Now implement the function under test yourself. Are you seeing some more test cases to verify? We used that question at our interviews, inspired by What are the test cases or test ...
I think your understanding of these testing types is a little skewed. A system test is done within the system itself; and NOT at a developers sandbox. Tests at a developer machine are typically unit tests. For acceptance testing, that is usually when you put your product in front of a focus group to get their feedback and see if it meets requirements. ...
According to ISTQB glossary of terms Alpha testing: Simulated or actual operational testing by potential users/customers or an independent test team at the developers’ site, but outside the development organization. Alpha testing is often employed for off-the-shelf software as a form of internal acceptance testing. System testing: The process of testing ...
I agree with user3557882. You are mixing metaphors. "System testing" was described by Boris Beizer in a model outlining of theoretical levels of testing (see Levels of Testing By contrast we have always used Alpha and Beta releases as part of a process to get bits into the hands of early adopters in order to get feedback from customers.
I like the idea of having developpers responsible for the quality of the code they produce, and, as a consequence, responsible to sw-develop automated tests that will proove their code. And when I say "responsible", I really mean it. I am fed up with poor quality code. Test stages that need sw development should be part of dev team.
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