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The Domain Testing Workbook by Douglas Hoffman, Sowmya Padmanabhan, Cem Kaner

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SECTION 3. PART 1: EXAMPLES THAT ILLUSTRATE THE SCHEMA

In this Part, we work through examples Task by Task, showing how to apply the Schema to each example.

The next Part is more conceptual, working with examples that are less directly suited to domain analysis. There, we consider how to stretch domain testing so that it can be useful as a part of a different testing approach.

 

EXAMPLE 1: INTEGER INPUT

A data entry field will accept Integers from -999 to 999.

A.   IDENTIFY THE POTENTIALLY INTERESTING VARIABLES

There’s only the one variable (the one that receives its value from the data entry field).

B.   IDENTIFY THE VARIABLE YOU CAN ANALYZE NOW. THIS IS THE VARIABLE OF INTEREST

The input value.

C.   DETERMINE THE PRIMARY DIMENSION OF THE VARIABLE ...

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