Standard glossary of terms used in Software Testing. Version (dd. March 28 th., ). Produced by the ‘Glossary Working Party’. International Software. ISTQB Glossary of Testing Terms v (Russian) ( KiB) ISTQB Foundation Level – The Agile Tester Extension Syllabus (English) ( KiB). ápr. ISTQB Glossary – Hungarian V, KB, HTB-Glossary V Sample Exam ISTQB® Agile Tester Foundation Level Extension.

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See also defect management tool. A set of several test cases for a component or system under test, where the post condition of one test is often used as the precondition for the next one.

See also functionality testing. The tool checks source code, for certain properties such as conformance to coding standards, quality metrics or data flow anomalies.

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It also provides other support for the developer, such as debugging capabilities. An evaluation of a product or project status to ascertain discrepancies from planned results and to recommend improvements. A test approach in which the test suite comprises all combinations of input values and preconditions.

Confirmation by examination and istqbb provision of objective evidence that the requirements for a specific intended use or application have been fulfilled. An informal test design technique where the tester actively controls the design of the tests as those tests are 214 and uses information gained while testing to design new and better tests.


A type of test tool that enables data to be selected from existing databases or created, generated, manipulated and edited for use in testing. See also negative testing. A programming language in which executable test scripts are written, used by a test execution tool e.

A type of test tool that is able to execute other software using an istbq test script, e. Testing the changes to an operational system or the impact of a changed environment to an operational system. A tool that supports operational security. A document specifying a sequence of actions for the execution of a test.

See also black box testing. A document specifying a set of test cases objective, inputs, test actions, expected results, and execution preconditions for a test item. Deviation of the component or system from its expected delivery, service or result.

The ability to identify related items in documentation and software, such as requirements with associated tests. The person involved in the review that identifies and describes anomalies in the product or project under review.

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The process of testing to determine the reliability of a software product. An approach to testing istbq reduce the level of product risks and inform stakeholders of their status, starting in the initial stages of a project.

The individual who directs, controls, administers, plans and regulates the evaluation of a test object. Beta testing is often employed as a form of external acceptance testing for off-the-shelf software in order to acquire feedback from the market. A test gloesary task that deals with the activities related to periodically checking the 201 of a test project.


The process of testing to determine the interoperability of a software product. Share the flashcard by embedding it on your website or blog. The process of combining components or systems into larger assemblies.

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See also data-driven testing. The test procedures are included in the test execution schedule in their context and in the order in which they are to be executed. A skilled professional who is involved in the testing of a component glossxry system. See also cyclomatic complexity. Reports are prepared that compare the actuals to that which was planned.

A review of a software work product by colleagues of the producer of the 20144 for the purpose of identifying defects and improvements. Testing that involves the execution of the software of a component or system. Some requirements management tools also provide facilities for static analysis, such as consistency checking and violations to pre-defined requirements rules. A reason or purpose for designing and executing a test.

Artifacts produced during the test process required to plan, design, and execute tests, such as documentation, scripts, inputs, expected results, set-up and clear-up procedures, files, databases, environment, and any additional software or utilities used in testing. A requirement that specifies a function that a component or system must perform.

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