Functional Tests – The Basics of Functional Testing
fixtures is an integral part of the infrastructure of the software testing environment.
The design of test fixtures is mostly taken care of by the test runner system that is an integral part of the test suite of the testing environment.
existing test tool the test-case is to be tested.
We propose a way to model a functional test fixture.
by the runtime system in order to describe the system under test. In testing systems there is a large number of classes that can be used for making assertions.
or are stateful.
Using such an approach we can keep the design of the functional test fixture close to the design of the functional test case.
inherent functional nature of the interfaces.
design of the test case in general.
most appropriate interface for the purpose of describing the system under test. There are several other interfaces that could be used to describe the system under test.
The system under test has many properties which need to be captured by the interfaces.
replaced by alternative interfaces in order to capture a different set of system properties.
We propose an approach called test fixtures.
the functional test fixture.
Functional tests pass / fail
Functional tests pass for a number of software systems, but are not reliable because they do not work for every possible input. In this article, we will briefly cover the basics of Functional Testing and explain how it can work for certain system requirements.
Most Functional Tests are designed to have a limited scope. A functional test is a set of functional tests applied for a particular system. The tests are usually divided into a series of steps that need to be performed. Usually one or more functional tests are performed on specific parts of the application first. They are then passed to the system to be checked for correctness, and the outcome of the application is tested. Usually a series of tests are performed on the same system at the same moment, and these are referred to as run-time tests. These tests can also be run in a simulated environment to assess the overall effect of the application.
The aim of a functional test is to provide a high-level description of the functionality of a system. Ideally a high-level functional specification is published and the team responsible for the application implements the test. In a complex software system, it is unlikely that all the necessary details will be included in this specification, meaning that it must be designed using best-effort. This means that even with a good functional test, most important functional details need to be carefully considered. In the next sections, we will explore the general principles of Functional Tests and discuss some of the important issues.
An API is an interface to a system. This allows users to interface directly with a system and access its functionality.
In general, tests are performed on an application with its API. They usually cover all the available API functionality and some additional functionality not included in the API. To perform a functional test, the API is used as a black box and the system or domain under test is exposed as a callable interface. The callable interface is the object of a system or domain under test. For example, the API for a database may be the database itself, and the API for a web application may be the web interface.
The API itself may be the system under test, or it could be the external interface between the two systems.
Custom functional tests for PCBs.
Article Title: Custom functional tests for PCBs | Computer Networking.
regular “standard” or “uniform” circuit tests.
of a chip, “custom” tests are executed in the chip.
differences in their performance.
expected operational parameters for the circuitry.
blocks in the chip.
high-level computer program language, and are stored in a memory in the chip.
These custom circuits are later executed on the test circuit boards.
simultaneous instruction execution (MIMD) tests.
cache-hit test stimulus.
Abstract: This research work is designed to extend the existing functional tests for PCBs by allowing the execution of special-purpose “custom” tests as well as regular “standard” or “uniform” circuit tests. Unlike the existing configuration of functional tests for PCBs that cover a single functional area of a chip, “custom” tests are executed in the chip. These tests are configured for different circuits (functional blocks) in order to isolate differences in their performance.
Design of PCBs for Functional Test Interface Test Adapter.
Article Title: Design of PCBs for Functional Test Interface Test Adapter | Computer Networking. Full Article Text: This paper describes an interface test adapter circuit having a test interface for testing the interface interface of an interface connection of an FPGA. This adapter circuit includes a test interface test controller. In the adapter circuit, an FPGA is connected to a test interface and the test interface test controller is connected to the test interface test controller. The test interface test controller issues an activation signal to the FPGA to activate an IC that has an interface connector with the FPGA. When the test interface test controller issues the activation signal, the FPGA is driven by the FPGA with a data interface and the IC is transferred to the test interface test controller via the test interface test control circuit. Thus, the FPGA is able to test the interface connection of the FPGA. This invention is related to the technology of the present application that is the subject of copending U. patent application Ser. 10/955,982, filed in Japan on 5/8/2012, which is hereby incorporated by reference into the present application.
Document Type: International Patent Application No.
The present invention is related to the technology of the present application that is the subject of copending U. patent application Ser. 10/955,982, filed in Japan on 5/8/2012, which is hereby incorporated by reference into the present application.
This invention relates to an access control test adapter circuit for testing a test interface of an FPGA (field programmable gate array).
A field programmable gate array (hereinafter, referred to as xe2x80x9cFPGAxe2x80x9d) is constructed by a logic circuit formed with gate arrays (hereinafter, referred to as xe2x80x9cGAxe2x80x9d) and configurable elements such as memory elements, registers and input/output (I/O) elements.