Coverage Techniques in Software Testing

Coverage Techniques in Software Testing
November 09 10:00 2011 Print This Article

Coverage is a dimension which used in software testing to measure the degree to which the source code is tested.

There are 3 main kinds of coverage methods:

  • Decision
  • Statement
  • Path

Coverage Techniques in Software Testing

Decision coverage

It assures that each decision (true/false) in the source code has been performed and tested properly.

Statement coverage

It guarantees that every line of source code has been performed and tested properly.

Path coverage

In this case software tester ensures that every possible route through a given piece of code is performed and tested properly.

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