Lecture 6 - Classifying the Most Common Types of Testing -> Quick Intro -> By Knowledge Of The Internals Of The Software -> By The Object Of Testing -> By Time Of Test Execution -> By Positivism Of Test Scenarios
– Before any release (alpha testing)
– After a beta release (beta testing)
Alpha testing is done before any type of release. When you hear “alpha testing,” it refers to the time when the testing is done, not how testing was done. As a rule, alpha testing is done inside the company. In some cases, alpha testing is outsourced to other companies. We’ll be talking a lot about the types of testing techniques used by testers during the alpha stage.
Beta testing is done after a beta release. The value of beta testing is letting some representatives from our target audience try the product before we release it in the open. Next ->