In quality assurance, it’s all about complete testing within the time too. So taking the word time from the last sentence, how to test the functionality of time means timezone is described here.
First of all, timezone means it refers to the local time of a region or a country. To test the functionality of using timezone, the user has to know it properly, then and then only the correct multiple scenarios are made.
Most of the time zones aground are set from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) by a whole number of hours (UTC−12 to UTC+14), but a some of the time zones are set off by 30 or 45 minutes (e.g. Newfoundland Standard Time is UTC−03:30, Nepal Standard Time is UTC+05:45, and Indian Standard Time is UTC+05:30).
For example, Let’s Create one Event / Project with the use of timezone.
1) Check that System’s timezone is matched with Event timezone or not, if it is matched then Event should be shown on the basis of that timezone.
For example: System’s time zone is 10:36 AM(IST) and the event is created for 9:45 AM to 10:45 AM, so it means it is visible till 10:45 AM, after that it will not be shown.
2) Check that, Event has been created with different timezone then system’s timezone, then it needs to be tested whether the created event is shown or not.
For example: System’s timezone is set as IST and the event is created for Germany (GMT+2) 6:30 AM to 7:30 AM, so it means it is visible by calculating the timezone like UTC + 5.30 to show the Event in IST.
3) Check that, Event has been created with both of the different time zones of system & event, then it needs to be tested whether the created event is shown or not.
For example: System’s timezone is Berlin- 7:34 AM (UTC+2) and the event is created for Nicosia (UTC+3) 8 AM to 9 AM, so it means it is visible by calculating the timezone like Berlin- UTC+2 to show the Event in system’s timezone.
So if both the timezone are different then it is tested according to UTC timezone.
After setting up all the time zone likewise, we can check & visit our events on time.
Thus, such scenarios can help in testing about the timezone. Thank you, Happy testing!