Exact Difference between Static and Dynamic Testing

Difference between Static and Dynamic Testing


            Static Testing
              Dynamic Testing
1
In this type of testing we do not execute the code
In this type of Testing we always execute the code.
2
It means examining and reviewing the software.
It means testing, running, and using the software.
3
In this form of Testing methods like code review, inspection, walkthrough, reviews are used.
In this Testing methods like testing and validations are used.
4
It is done in the phase of verification.
It is done in the phase of validation.
5
This testing means “How we prevent” means it always talks about prevention.
This testing means “How we cure” means it always talks about cure.
6
It is not a time consuming job because its purpose is to examine the software or code.
It is always a time consuming job because its purpose is to execute the software or code and it may also involve running more test cases.
7
As it can always start early in the life cycle it definitely reduces the cost of product or you can say project.
As it not starting early in the life cycle hence it definitely increases the cost of product/project.
8
It is always considered as less cost effective job/task.
It is always considered as more cost effective job/task.
9
It can find errors that dynamic testing cannot find and it is a low level exercise.
It can find errors that static testing cannot find and it is a high level exercise.
10
It is not considered as a time consuming job or task.
It is always considered as a time consuming job or task because it requires several test cases to execute.
11
Techniques/methods of static testing are inspections, reviews, and walkthroughs etc.
Technique/method of dynamic testing is always software testing means testing.
12
Static testing is also known by the name Dry Run Testing.
Dynamic Testing is not known by any other name.
13
It definitely comes before dynamic testing.
It definitely follows after static testing.


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