29 juli 2021

Vakjargon woordenlijst

Het vakgebied Software Testen maakt gebruik van een internationaal jargon, waar de International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) een rol speelt in het handhaven van een consistente uitleg van de termen en begrippen. We hebben voor u een doorzoekbaar mechanisme gerealiseerd waarmee u niet alleen de woorden kunt vinden, maar ook de definities ervan kunt doorzoeken.

Mocht u een begrip of definitie missen, laat het ons dan weten.

Standard Glossary of Terms used in Software Testing

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Er zijn 13 termen in deze lijst die beginnen met de letter U.
U
unit
See component.
use case
A sequence of transactions in a dialogue between an actor and a component or system with a tangible result, where an actor can be a user or anything that can exchange information with the system.
usability
The capability of the software to be understood, learned, used and attractive to the user when used under specified conditions. [ISO 9126]
user test
A test whereby real-life users are involved to evaluate the usability of a component or system.
understandability
The capability of the software product to enable the user to understand whether the software is suitable, and how it can be used for particular tasks and conditions of use. [ISO 9126] See also usability.
unit test framework
A tool that provides an environment for unit or component testing in which a component can be tested in isolation or with suitable stubs and drivers. It also provides other support for the developer, such as debugging capabilities. [Graham]
unit testing
See component testing.
unreachable code
Code that cannot be reached and therefore is impossible to execute.
usability testing
Testing to determine the extent to which the software product is understood, easy to learn, easy to operate and attractive to the users under specified conditions. [After ISO 9126]
use case testing
A black box test design technique in which test cases are designed to execute scenarios of use cases.
user acceptance testing
See acceptance testing.
user scenario testing
See use case testing.
user-based quality
A view of quality, wherein quality is the capacity to satisfy needs, wants and desires of the user(s). A product or service that does not fulfill user needs is unlikely to find any users. This is a context dependent, contingent approach to quality since different business characteristics require different qualities of a product. [after Garvin] See also manufacturing-based quality, product-based quality, transcendent-based quality, value-based quality.