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What is test plan?

As defined in IEEE 829-1998, also known as the 829 Standard for software test documentation, test plan is a management planning document describing the scope, approach, resources, and schedule of intended testing activities. Test plan identifies test items, the features to be tested, the testing tasks, who will do each task, and any risks requiring contingency planning. A test plan is usually prepared based on the test strategy document.

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What is test case?

One of the definitions of test case may sound like: test case is particular set of steps and data along with anticipated results for a specific test objective. Ideally test case should only check one limited subset of a feature or functionality.

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What is software bug?

A software bug or just bug is an error, flaw, mistake, failure, fault or "undocumented feature" in a computer application that stops it from behaving as planned, producing an inaccurate or unanticipated result. Almost all bugs arise from inaccuracy and mistakes completed by software developers in either a application's source code or its design, and a few bugs are caused by compilers producing incorrect code.

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