Software Regression Testing

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About Software Regression Testing

Regression testing is testing that is done after a change has been made to the system to ensure functionality that was previously working is still working. This is different from testing the specific changes that were made. Often when changes are made in software, other parts of the application are affected. Regression testing is meant to check that when changes are made, all functionality is still working. Regression testing is often a group of tests that is meant to check the overall health of the system. It is helpful to have automated regression tests that can be run quickly when changes are introduced to the system.