Defect Bash - Literature Review

Xuejiao Zhou, Mika Mäntylä
2013 Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering  
Defect bash is a co-located testing session performed by a group of people. We performed a systematic review of the academic and grey literature, i.e. informally published writings, of the defect bash. Altogether, we found 44 items (17 academic and 27 grey literature sources) that were identified useful for the review. Based on the review the definition of defect bash is presented, benefits and limitations of using defect bash are given. Finally, the process of doing defect bash is outlined.
more » ... ash is outlined. This review provides initial understanding on how defect bash could be useful in achieving the software quality and lays foundation for further academic studies of this topic. Performer Actions Organizer Create rival teams; compose a team having a good mix of experienced, new and untrained people to participate in this exercise. Or each participant does testing him/herself independently. Explain system briefly, show known issues and show a good error report to participants at beginning. Provide focus of testing areas; let them use the software without interruptions. Do not let them discuss each other during the testing. Allow participants report as they like. Anything like issues faced, crashes encountered, questions, comments, and general feedbacks and any suggestions or enhancements.
doi:10.5220/0004417101250131 dblp:conf/enase/ZhouM13 fatcat:jxbvt4csrfffnmo7e6s64wnabe