4 Widely Used Types of Testing Programs

by Nataliia Vasylyna | September 3, 2013 10:00 am

Test-management programs, test-data generators, network-testing tools, usability-measurement programs are among widely utilized automated testing programs.

Test-Management Tools

Such test tools are helpful during elaborating test plan and test procedures and examining all the details of any mobile testing, desktop testing or web site testing. Certain test-management programs are combined with defect tracking and configuration management instruments. It helps to facilitate a testing process.

Test-Data Generators

This type of testing programs is meant to create test data automatically. A lot of latest test-data generators are able to fill databases following established rules. Such testing programs can generate needed test data for load testing, functional testing, stress testing or performance testing.

Network-Testing Tools

Nowadays many software applications work in client-server or Web environments.

Client-Server Structure Consists Of Three Different Elements:

The three elements and interrelations between them must be tested. Network-testing tools aid a software testing company to perform this task.

Usability-Measurement Programs

Usability testing should be performed manually. No tool is able to substitute human control in this area. Nevertheless there are test instruments that can aid in the process. But one should not presume upon usability-measurement programs. They can perform only certain operations. The majority of work during usability testing is to be performed by hand.

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Endnotes:
  1. Useful Tips for Choosing a Test Automation Tool: https://blog.qatestlab.com/2011/06/08/useful-tips-for-choosing-a-test-automation-tool/
  2. Test Automation: mysterious SilkTest: https://blog.qatestlab.com/2011/04/16/test-automation-a-note-about-the-mysterious-silktest/
  3. Top Android Devices to choose for Testing Apps in 2019: https://blog.qatestlab.com/2019/08/15/android-device-for-testing/
  4. What Qualities Make a Good QA Engineer?: https://blog.qatestlab.com/2019/07/11/qa-engineer-qualities/
  5. TOP 10 Regression Testing Tools: https://blog.qatestlab.com/2019/07/02/regression-testing-tools/

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