The positive test (also called the verifying test or good test ) aims to prove that a requirement on the application can be executed without errors. The test case checks the correct processing with correct handling.
The purpose of the positive test is to prove that the application does what it is supposed to do when used correctly.
The correct behavior of the application and the user is checked with a positive test case. Only valid values are entered, masks are generally correctly and completely filled out, interfaces are correctly supplied.
The negative test is an extension of the positive test .
- Integration test
- Module test
- Condition based test
- Keyword "Software FMEA" in: Failure Mode and Effects Analysis
- Correctness (computer science)
- Model-based testing
- Black box test
- Manuel Arnold: Soft (ware) skills in testing: To err is human. Java magazine 13th vol., 5, 2010, p. 84