Use for questions about designing tests, specifically selecting test techniques to use in specific circumstances.

Test Design involves the selection of a set of test techniques appropriate for discovering the information that stakeholders want to learn from testing.

Some techniques include, AllPairs, Design of Experiments, black-box and white-box. Implementation methods include tool selection (e.g. NUnit or FitNesse), and whether the tests are manual or automated.

The BBST Test Design course provides a survey of a number of different test techniques.

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