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addaword.gifdefinition of regression testing

a way of testing new features in a piece of software that re-checks everything that was working before, to make sure that the changes work and have not had a bad effect on the earlier version of the software
Regression testing is a crucial step in the software development process, which ensures the quality of software systems by detecting whether new faults have been introduced into previously tested code.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 07/05/2013 11:33:00
Definition of regression testing from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online


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