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Non-functional Testing

by martin on September 9th, 2010

Most testing efforts are targeted toward testing the actual functionality of an API, i.e., what it is supposed to do. However, there is another class of testing called non-functional testing. This involves testing the quality of the software from the user’s perspective. It can involve things like performance testing, scalability testing, and security testing. The following article gives a comparison between functional and non-functional testing.

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