Globalization testing is attesting which is performed to ensure that software can handle any local and cultural experiences without breaking its functionality. In the global marketplace it is important to ensure that software is adaptable to different locations and culture around the world. There are many languages in the world and not everyone understands English. Many non-English speaking customers have operating systems in their native language and thus they expect the software to be available in their native language as well. This is why most of the software companies ensure that their software products are acceptable all around the world. This is achieved by simply doing the code in such a manner that they can change the product in any language, this process is known as globalization testing. It can also be referred as international testing.Such testing validates that whether the software is capable for using all over the world. It is also termed as G11N, as it has 11 characters between G and N. It mainly focuses on the functionality of the product with every type of possible international input.
Why Globalization Testing is Important?
Globalization testing is important to ensure the quality of product and is acceptability all over the world. It uncovers the issues which require attention and improvement. Some of the benefits of globalization testing are as following:
Process of Globalization Testing
Proper strategy should be followed for executing globalization testing then only the desired output can be achieved. Here are the following steps that should be the part of globalization testing plan.