Types of software testing

February 15, 2024
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Software Testing has been the buzzword in the software industry for a long time. Even after years of upgradation in the technological artillery, it still is on the go-to list of all testers. Software testing is a broad term that encompasses various software testing types. So what exactly amounts to Software Testing? Why is it required? What are different software testing types? Let's go ahead and explore the realms of Software Testing.


Software testing is characterized as an action to check whether the real outcomes coordinate the normal outcomes and to guarantee that the product framework is sans defect. It includes execution of a product part or framework segment to assess one or more properties of interest.


This is where Software Testing comes in to save the day. In today's digital economy, software testing, prior to going live is of paramount importance otherwise users experience a buggy product or service. Being a QA professional, you are always expected to have a quality detector to ensure quality is top-notch, therefore it is a must that you acquaint yourself to software testing types:

Functional Testing - To confirm that each capacity of the product application carries on as indicated in the necessity archive. Testing every one of the functionalities by giving fitting contribution to confirm whether the real yield is coordinating the normal yield or not, this comes under the umbrella of Functional Testing.
Automation Testing - Automation testing is all about testing the product, utilizing a computerization instrument to discover the imperfections. In this procedure, executing the test contents and creating the outcomes are performed naturally via mechanization tools.

Agile Testing - Agile testing is a kind of testing that includes following standards of nimble programming improvement technique. In this dexterous testing, testing is directed all through the lifecycle of the ceaselessly developing venture as opposed to being limited to a specific stage.

Security Testing - Security testing is a procedure to decide if the framework ensures information and keeps up usefulness as expected.

Smoke Testing - Smoke Testing is done to ensure if the construct we got from the advancement group is testable or not. It is additionally called as "Day 0" check. It is done at the "manufacture level". It encourages not to squander the testing time to just testing the entire application when the key highlights don't work or the key bugs have not been fixed yet.

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Rupesh Garg
CEO and Chief Architect
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