Black box and White box testing

Black box testing

• Black Box Testing is a software testing method in which the internal structure/ design/ implementation of the item being tested is NOT known to the tester

• Mainly applicable to higher levels of testing: Acceptance Testing, System testing

• In this sort of testing testers mainly focuses on the functionality of the system

• Programming knowledge is not required.

• Requirements specification will serve as the basis for designing test cases.

• Implementation knowledge is not required to test

White box testing

• White Box Testing is a software testing method in which the internal structure/ design/ implementation of the item being tested is known to the tester

• Mainly applicable to lower levels of testing: Unit Testing, Integration Testing

• In this sort of testing developers mainly focuses on the structure means program/code of the system

• Programming knowledge is required

• Detail Design document  will serve as the basis for designing test cases. • Implementation knowledge is required to test

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Author Bio

Shalu Chawla works in the field of Automation Engineer, QA Analyst and Business Analysis. For more about her please visit her website www.shaluchawla.com or http://www.shalu-chawla.com . You can also visit me in my other website on wellness by clicking on https://shalu-chawla.org/ if interested in meditation or https://shalu-chawla.net/ if interested in travel topics.

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