Types of Software Testing

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Safety Assurance And Failure Scope

Note: the article was updated in September 2018. Safety-critical systems are those, that can cause injury or even loss of user’s life in case of failure. Such systems can damage

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What Is The Difference Between White Box, Black Box And Gray Box Testing?

Black box testing is such a technique based exclusively on demands and specifications. It requires no knowledge of internal paths, structures, or realization of the software product under test. In

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Regression and Confirmation testing. What is the difference?

Note: this article was updated in September 2019. In this article, we would like to separate the differences between these types of tests. But, where and why to use each

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Traditional and Modern Way of Software Testing

Many organizations still use such testing methodology (it is also called traditional) where software testing is usually conducted after the build and execution stages. Traditional (old) way of software testing:

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What is Monkey Testing?

Note: this article was updated in July 2019 Is it right to trust to chance, especially when it comes to your job? If to talk about software testing, you hardly

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Difference Between System and Acceptance Testing

Acceptance testing tests the system whether it satisfies the requirements. It is alike with System testing in such focus that the whole system is checked. But it is significant dissimilarity

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The Main Goal of Acceptance Testing

Note: this article was updated in December 2019. Have you already conducted all system tests? Are all the bugs found and fixed? Looks like you have done with testing, there

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What is glass box testing?

Black-box and glass-box are test design techniques. Black-box test doesn’t use information about the internal structure in full. Black-box test is known as focusing on functional requirements testing. Glass-box test

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Basic Elements of Usability Testing

Basic Elements of Usability Testing: 1. Controlled and sometimes vast interviewing and probing of the partakers by the test moderator. 2. Use of a specimen pattern of end users which

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Usability Testing: Difference Between Purchaser and End User

During determining the user profile in Usability Testing, you should understand the difference between the purchaser or buyer of the product and the actual end user. It happens so that

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What is Component Testing?

ISTQB Glossary gives us the following definition: Unit Testing (module testing): See component testing Component testing: Testing of individual software components (according to IEEE 610) Component: The smallest element of

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