A Course in Black Box Software Testing

Examples of Scenario Testing

See lecture notes on scenario testing .

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The scenario test involves a story about how the program is used, including information about the motivations of the people involved.

A well-designed scenario has four additional characteristics:

The following examples illustrate the application of this style of analysis.

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These notes are partially based on research that was supported by NSF Grant EIA-0113539 ITR/SY+PE: "Improving the Education of Software Testers." Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.