Test Release Candidate (Activity)
|Overview||Student will test a release candidate for an open source software project and report findings.|
|Prerequisite Knowledge||Students will probably need to use git (see the Git_Activity series).|
|Learning Objectives||Students will be able to (1) explain how release testing fits into the SLDC lifecycle (2) go through the steps of a release test and provide their observations (3) be able to describe (in generic terms) the steps required for release testing (3)|
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What is the rational for this activity?
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1) Read about what release testing is and why it's done 2) Test a release 3) Write release testing instructions for a new version of a boxed cake mix
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|Criteria||Level 1 (fail)||Level 2 (pass)||Level 3 (good)||Level 4 (exceptional)|
|The purpose of the project|
|Why the project is open source|
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|Knowledge Area/Knowledge Unit||What ACM Computing Curricula 2013 knowledge area and units does this activity cover? ACM_Body_of_Knowledge|
|Topic||What specific topics are addressed? The Computing Curriucula 2013 provides a list of topics - https://www.acm.org/education/CS2013-final-report.pdf|
|Level of Difficulty||Is this activity easy, medium or challenging?|
|Estimated Time to Completion||How long should it take for the student to complete the activity?|
|Materials/Environment||What does the student need? Internet access, IRC client, Git Hub account, LINUX machine, etc.?|
|Author||Who wrote this activity?|
|Source||Is there another activity on which this activity is based? If so, please provide a link to the original resource.|
|License||Under which license is this material made available? (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/)|
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