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Pair Testing

What is Pair Testing?

Pair Testing is a software testing technique in which two people test the same feature at the same place at same time by continuously exchanging ideas. It generates more ideas which result in better testing of the application under test.

Characteristics of Pair Testing:

  • Testing is an open-ended defect hunting process. Pair Testing will generate more effective test cases quickly and cheaply.

  • Forming testers in pairs will enable test managers to gather performance of the testers within the group.

  • Pair Testing is the best approach for mentoring and training the newbies in the team.

  • Testing in pairs generates a positive energy within the team with increased coordination.

  • Pair the domain expert with a novice tester to develop domain knowledge within the team.