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Aswini Vi
Aswini Vi
Computer Science
23 Jan 2019

How is a SDET different to Tester?

Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET ).What is the major differences between SDET and tester?

Archana Priyadarshini
Archana Priyadarshini
Computer Science
3mos ago

SDET stands for Software Development Engineer in Test or Software Design Engineer in Test, currently many organizations are demanding such SDET professionals who can participate in development of the application and also in testing of the software developed. 

Tester on the other hand can be a manual tester or quality analyst who does not participate in software development.

SDET are often involved in developing the quality, robust and high performance code which is useful in automation of test cases or designing the testing framework which can be used as a testing tool. SDET also reviews the design and processes of the software product.SDET is highly skilled resource with development as well as testing skills; on the other hand tester is involved in preparing and executing the test cases either manually or by automation.