Testing Ideas For Finding Bugs In Web Applications — Tentamen Software Testing Blog

Image by Helena Cuerva from Pixabay


Now that we know How to Break Software that has already been broken, we give you more testing ideas by presenting a Taxonomy Of Bugs for shopping cards created by Giri Vijayaraghavan and Cem Kaner. Many thanks to Marcel, who sublimed this great resource on his blog, That’s the buffet table.


Giri, under the mentoring of Cem Kaner, created an outline of test ideas that could help you to limit your blind spots. This outline is for the Web Application function Shopping card and is very useful for any web application type. It has sixty categories, and still, it does not cover all categories. You could also apply this outline by picking categories that are of interest and test for issues in those categories.

How To Use It

You could use this outline as:

  • teaching material
  • audit procedure of the existing test plan
  • create test plan

An Example

Here is one example from Category of Web Cache Servers:

Originally published at https://blog.tentamen.eu on November 2, 2020.