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Software Testing - Black-Box Strategies and White-Box Testing - Revised

Software Testing
Free Course
Learn about Black-box testing strategies, special value testing and equivalence class testing.
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  • Duration

    2-3 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL

Description

Outcome

Certification

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Description

Studying this course Software Testing - Black-box Strategies and White-box Testing, will give you insight into different methodological for testing your software for faults, errors, performance and functionality. You will learn all about combinatorial testing along with the types of faults and errors used in White-box testing. The course starts with an introduction to equivalence class testing. You will learn how this type of testing works and how classes are created for both valid and invalid data. You will also look at special value testing and about its two types: special risk and general risk. You will investigate boundary value testing and will learn where it is used.

Next, you will learn about combinatorial testing and all of its different kinds. Combinatorial testing is another black-box strategy. The course then examines decision table-based testing. Cause-effect graphing and how it helps you to generate your decision tables is also covered. You will learn about all-pairs or pair-wise testing and their uses. Finally, you will start to look at white-box testing strategies how they can be broken down into different types.

This course will be of great interest to anyone wishing to learn more about software testing strategies. Prerequisites: Before taking this course, the learner should complete the previous course: Introduction to Software Testing.

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Learning Outcomes

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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