how much time should be devoted to development and testing a software i.e.if 100 hrs is total time avaiable then 50 for development and 50 for testing is this the best approach to follow
see the many threads in estimation about this. It is a complex topic and a single answer would be misleading.
The answer totally lies in the scope of development and testing. Kindly refer to the estimation link for more details
Manish, Go through this thread, it is recent: http://www.qaforums.com/cgi-bin/foru...;f=46;t=001624
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Normally we allocate 20-25 % for testing. But then also this depends on complexity of Project & requirement.
Example: 100 hours Project.
Testing - 20 to 25 hours.
If Tester found a Severe bug and it takes developer to solve 1 hour & it take tester an another half an hour. It increases the TEsting hours.
Beware of bugs in the above code; I have only proved it correct, not tried it