Test levels, types and technics

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Test levels, types and technics by Mind Map: Test levels, types and technics

1. By code execution

1.1. Static testing

1.2. Dynamic testing

2. By specification (testing) level

2.1. Unit testing

2.2. Integration testing

2.3. System testing

3. By architecture tier

3.1. Presentation tier testing

3.2. Business logic tier testing

3.3. Data tier testing

4. By aims and goals

4.1. By ways of dealing with application

4.1.1. Positive testing

4.1.2. Negative testing

4.2. Functional testing

4.3. Nonfunctional testing

4.4. Installation testing

4.5. Regression testing

4.6. Re-testing

4.7. Acceptance testing

4.8. Usability testing

4.9. Accessibility testing

4.10. Interface testing

4.11. Security testing

4.12. Internationalization testing

4.13. Localization testing

4.14. Compatibility testing

4.14.1. Configuration testing

4.14.2. Cross-browser testing

4.15. Comparison testing

4.16. Qualification testing

4.17. Reliability testing

4.18. Recoverability testing

4.19. Failover testing

4.20. Data quality testing and Database integrity testing

4.21. Resource utilization testing

4.22. Performance testing

4.22.1. Load (Capacity) testing

4.22.2. Scalability testing

4.22.3. Volume testing

4.22.4. Stress testing

4.22.5. Concurrency testing

5. By access to application code and architecture

5.1. White box method

5.2. Black box method

5.3. Grey box method

6. By functions under test importance (decreasingly) (by functional testing level)

6.1. Smoke testing

6.2. Critical path testing

6.3. Extended testing

7. By and users participation

7.1. Alpha testing

7.2. Beta testing

7.3. Gamma testing

8. By automatization level

8.1. Manual

8.2. Automated (+automatic)

9. By application nature

9.1. Web add testing

9.2. Mobile app testing

9.3. Desktop app testing

9.4. ...

10. By formalization level

10.1. Test case based

10.2. Exploratory

10.3. Ad hoc

11. By techniques and approaches

11.1. Positive testing

11.2. Negative testing

11.3. Based on tester's experience, scenarios, checklists

11.3.1. Explorary

11.3.2. Ad-hoc

11.4. By intrusion to application work process

11.4.1. Intrusive testing

11.4.2. Nonintrusive testing

11.5. By automation techniques

11.5.1. Data-driven testing

11.5.2. Keyword-driven testing

11.5.3. Behavior-driven testing

11.6. By input driven selection techniques

11.6.1. Equivalence partitioning

11.6.2. Baundry value analysis

11.6.3. Domain testing

11.6.4. Pairvise testing

11.6.5. Orthogonal array testing

11.7. By code

11.7.1. Control flow testing

11.7.2. Data flow testing

11.7.3. State transition testing

11.7.4. Code review

11.8. By error source (knowledge)

11.8.1. Error guessing

11.8.2. Heuristic evaluation

11.8.3. Error seeding

11.8.4. Mutation testing

11.9. By operational environment

11.9.1. Development testing

11.9.2. Operational testing

11.10. By application behavior (models)

11.10.1. Decision table testing

11.10.2. State transition testing

11.10.3. Specification-based testing

11.10.4. Model-based testing

11.10.5. Use case testing

11.10.6. Parallel testing

11.10.7. Random testing

11.10.8. A/B testing

12. By chronology

12.1. General chronology

12.1.1. Positive (simple)

12.1.2. Negative (simple)

12.1.3. Positive (complex)

12.1.4. Negative (complex)

12.2. By component hierarchy

12.2.1. Bottom-up testing

12.2.2. Top-down testing

12.2.3. Hybrid testing

12.3. By attention to requirements and requirement's components

12.3.1. Requirements testing

12.3.2. Functional components testing

12.3.3. Nonfunctional components testing