4 TEST TECHNIQUES

Brian Hambling

INTRODUCTION

This chapter addresses the area of test techniques, which is a range of techniques used throughout test analysis and design. The 2018 syllabus has significantly reduced the content of this section, so the main flow of the chapter will be aligned with the 2018 syllabus. The more advanced material on white-box techniques has been clearly identified so that those readers interested in understanding how white-box tests are designed can engage with this section, and there are exercises on white-box techniques and on determining the level of test coverage achieved by a suite of tests included with this material. Readers interested only in examinable material can safely skip this material.

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