The list of software testing types with 100 types of software testing types are published in two articles –
Software Testing Types:
In the acceptance testing, software is tested to check if it satisfies the acceptance criteria of the client with respect to their requirements. The software is tested against the customer contracts, government regulations, operational requirements and so on.
In the accessibility testing, the software is tested for its usability by the users with disabilities. The disabilities include hearing, colour blindness, and so on. The best practices for accessibility are specified under section508, World wide web consortium(W3C) – web content accessibility guidelines, etc.
In the accuracy testing, the software is tested for its accuracy in the results. Accuracy testing is performed on the software that include mostly the calculations. The precision of data storage, data transfer, calculated results need a degree of precision. For example: software used for market research, spacecrafts, etc.
Ad hoc testing:
The ad hoc testing is informal method of software testing. This type of software testing is used for new technology or new type of software. The software testers use their experience and skills to perform ad hoc testing. The test documents are not created. Ad hoc testing has no plan and is performed experimentally.
Check your understanding:
1. Write the examples of the scenarios/ software for each of above different types of testing.