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Difference between Black Box Testing and White Box Testing
« on: August 05, 2008, 11:16:31 am »
A simple difference between Black Box Testing and WhiteBox Testing

Black Box testing is also known as behavioural or closed box testing. It is a software testing technique in which the internal workings of the item to be tested are not known to the tester or they are not taken into consideration.
 
White Box Testing is also known as structural,open box, clear box or glass box testing. It is a software testing technique in which an explicit knowledge of the internal workings of the item to be tested are tested
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Re: Difference between Black Box Testing and White Box Testing
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2008, 12:11:41 pm »
to put it in a simple way

Black box Testing tests the functionality of software .It does not need knowledge of coding. so we will not lokk into the code.As you said, it is also called as Behavioral testing.

White Box testing tests the internal module of software.It require knowlege of coding. We need to check all the loop structure and modules inside the code.It is also called as structral /glass box testing.

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Re: Difference between Black Box Testing and White Box Testing
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2008, 01:11:48 pm »
Are you both were in Testing Field. To Explain this very clearly.  I  :agree

Great to see some tester also in IT Acumens.
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Re: Difference between Black Box Testing and White Box Testing
« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2008, 01:27:06 pm »
Thanks for your great explanation  Mani  :acumen

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Re: Difference between Black Box Testing and White Box Testing
« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2008, 04:42:30 pm »
its not like only tester can explain this..ppl who studied Software Engineering also can give such explanation..
Hope u learnt Software Engineering n ur academics...
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Re: Difference between Black Box Testing and White Box Testing
« Reply #5 on: August 09, 2008, 01:36:41 pm »
its not like only tester can explain this..ppl who studied Software Engineering also can give such explanation..
Hope u learnt Software Engineering n ur academics...

Sorry We don't learn in our Engg.
May be our college is out of location.

Anyhow thanks for the Explanations.