TestLink - Introduction


TestLink is a test management tool used for project management, bug tracking and test management. It follows a centralized test management concept that helps to communicate easily for rapid development of tasks across QA teams and other stakeholders. It keeps the requirement specification and test specification in sync.

Points to Note

Following salient features of TestLink need to be noted to understand the topic better.

TestLink Uses

Following points describe the various usages of TestLink.

TestLink Specifications

Following table lists some of the important specifications of TestLink.

Sr.No. Specification & Description
1

Application Copyright

It is developed and maintained by Teamtest. It is an open source tool.

2

Tool Scope

It can be used as a Test Automation framework. It is utilized as a Testing Utility.

3

Testing Methods

  • Agile Testing
  • Black box testing
  • Exploratory Testing
  • Functional/Manual Testing
  • Traditional Testing
4

Tool Objectives

  • Desktop Testing
  • Web Testing
5

Management Features

  • Requirement Management
  • Test Management
  • Report
6

Software Requirements

Apache: 2.2.2.1

MySQL : 5.5.16

PHP: 5.3.8

PhpMyAdmin: 3.4.5

Filezilla FTP Server: 0.9.39

Tomcat: 7.0.21

7

Error Handling

Capture screenshots

8

User Interface Available

  • COM API
  • Direct UI
  • GUI usability