Adhoc Testing with Example

What is adhoc Testing ?
Adhoc testing is a type of software testing in which testing the application randomly . ad hoc testing is performed once the tester done with formal testing.
 Ad -hoc testing is defined as the "Testing the application randomly without referring any kind of formal document like test scenarios ,test cases. adhoc testing is also called as the informal testing.

The main aim of doing adhoc testing is to break the application and increase the test coverage and find the defect by random clicking.  also increase the defect count somehow.
Adhoc testing with example
Adhoc testing Example
Adhoc testing example of Whatsapp DP change.

Step-1  Open Whatsapp appliction on your mobile 
Step-2  Go to profile change section 
Step-3  Click on profile icon
Step-4  Select your image 
Step-6  Go to image gallery and delete the selected image 
Step-7  Now open your whatsapp and click on done button. 

Why we Should do the adhoc testing?
suppose the development team develop the application according to the customer requirement and testing also test the application by following the CRS (customer Requirement Specification ) document. when application reach to the end user and user might used the application randomly and get expose the bug. To avoid that testing team do the random testing (adhoc testing).

When to Perform the adhoc testing ?
  • When the Product has become stable .
  • When all kind of testing over .
  • Ad hoc testing can also be conducted in the middle of the software development.
  • Adhoc testing executed after the formal testing completion .
Who perform the adhoc testing?
Generally Adhoc testing is perform by the independent testing team who has the strong knowledge of software under test.

Types of adhoc testing.
There are two types of adhoc testing .
  1. Pair Testing
  2. buddy Testing
1. Pair Testing.
Pair testing is a type of adhoc testing in which the member from development team and testing team sit together  and work on same module .when the development team complete with unit testing then pair testing comes in picture. pair testing help the tester develop better test case.

2-Buddy Testing.
Buddy testing is also a type of adhoc testing in which two member (tester) from testing team sit together and work on same module with same test setup. this testing helps to find the more defect on same module.

Advantage of Adhoc Testing :
Here important adhoc testing advantage given ...

  • Adhoc testing helps tester to find out the defects which is not countered in conventional testing.
  • Ad hoc testing helps tester to break the application.

Point to Remember about Adhoc Testing.
  • Testing the application randomly without referring any kind of formal document like test scenarios ,test cases is called adhoc testing.
  • To increase the test coverage we do adhoc testing.
  • To increase the defect count we do the adhoc testing.
  • To break the application we do adhoc testing.
  • Advantage of doing ad-hoc testing is to check for the completeness of testing and find out the defect which is not planed . 
Hope !!! The Above tutorial of adhoc testing with example helpful for you ...
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