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About Software Usability Testing and User Acceptance

Software user acceptance test (UAT) is performed by customers or end users to validate that the requirements have been fulfilled. This type of testing is a form of black-box testing – testing that can be performed without knowledge of the code or internals of the system. Usability testing is a type of test that is performed to test how easy or intuitive it is for the customer to use the end-user interface (EI), sometimes called graphical user interface (GUI). Both user acceptance testing and usability testing are typically performed by customers or end-users.