Software Testing - Black-Box Strategies and White-Box Testing
Gain a better understanding of how black-box testing and white-box testing work, with this free software testing course.Publisher: NPTEL
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Black-box testing is a software testing method that examines the functionality of an application without having to peer into its internal structures. Equivalence class and Special Value testing are strategies used for black box testing. This course will teach you how equivalence class testing divides the input data of a software unit into partitions of equivalent data from which test cases can be derived. You will also learn how to use Special Value testing and the process of Boundary Value Analysis testing.
Combinatorial testing is another Black-Box testing strategy that involves more than one attribute to test data, environments, and/or configurations. This course will teach you the three types of combinatorial testing strategies including Decision table-based testing, Cause-effect graphing, and Pair-wise or all-pairs testing. On the other hand, White box testing or structural testing is designed based on the code structure of the program. You will learn the two types of White-Box testing strategies, which Coverage-based and Fault-based strategies.
Software testing ensures that a product is built correctly and that it meets customer specifications. This is a vital part of any software release. This course will teach you software testing strategies for Black-Box testing and White-Box testing. Before taking this course, you need to have completed the previous Introduction to Software Testing course. If you have completed this course already, then dive into this new course now and start learning some powerful and practical new skills.
Equivalence and Special Value Testing
Learning Outcomes - Equivalence and Special Value Testing
Equivalence and BV Testing
Special Value Testing
Lesson Summary - Equivalence and Special Value Testing
Combinatorial and White-Box Testing
Learning Outcomes - Combinatorial and White-Box Testing
Lesson Summary - Combinatorial and White-Box Testing
Having completed this course you will be able to:
- Discuss the use of equivalence class testing
- Explain special value testing
- Describe the process of Boundary Value Analysis testing
- List three strategies for combinatorial testing
- Describe the Decision table-base testing and it usefulness
- Explain pair-wise testing
- Discuss White-box testing and its types of strategies
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