Software test types

There's no shortage of ways to test software. Quality assurance engineers can rely on functional, performance, exploratory and many other software test types, many of which run without human intervention. In this section, we provide tips, features, guides and more to explain these different kinds of tests, and how to use them.

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  • black box (black box testing)

    Black box testing assesses a system solely from the outside, without the operator or tester knowing what is happening within the system to generate responses to test actions. Continue Reading

  • dependency hell

    Dependency hell is a negative situation that occurs when a software application is not able to access the additional programming it requires to work. Continue Reading

  • acceptance testing

    Acceptance testing is a quality assurance (QA) process that determines to what degree an application meets end users' approval. Continue Reading

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