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SOFTWARE TESTING by Peter Williams, Geoff Thompson, Angelina Samaroo, Peter Morgan, Brian Hambling

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SUMMARY

In this chapter we have considered the most important terminology needed in discussing the specification stage of the fundamental test process, which was introduced in Chapter 1. We explained how test conditions are derived and how test cases can be designed and grouped into test procedures for execution.

Test design techniques were categorised into three main groups known as specification-based or black-box techniques, structure-based or white-box techniques, and experience-based techniques.

Specification-based techniques introduced were equivalence partitioning, boundary value analysis, state transition testing, decision table testing and use case testing. Specific worked examples of all except use case testing were given (and this ...

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