What is the difference between Use cases, Test cases?

 Posted by Mallesh on 7/9/2012 | Category: QA (Testing) Interview questions | Views: 2216 | Points: 40

Use cases:
The Use case is made up of a set of possible sequences of interactions between systems and users in a particular environment and related to a particular goal. It will be developed mostly by Business Analyst based on the requirement specification.

Test cases:
Test cases are prepared by testing engineers, based on the Use cases from Functional Requirements Specification (FRS) to check the functionality of the system over the client's perspective. It is a specific set of steps consists of Test Description, Test case ID, Test Category, Actual Result and Expected Result. its main objective is to check the functionality of the system whether its meets the client specification or not.

Group of Test cases are called Test Suite.

NOTE: Based on Use case, Test cases will be written by the testers.

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