U (Visual Studio ALM Glossary)
This glossary defines key terms that are used in the Visual Studio Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Help.
- UI Control Locator
A tool that identifies controls to use in a coded UI test.
- unit test
A test that confirms the functionality and performance of specific modules and behaviors of code. Often, a subset of unit tests are used as check-in tests to discover bugs before a build.
- usage scenario
Descriptions of the tasks that users perform to accomplish their work.
- use case
A behaviorally related sequence of interactions that an actor performs in a dialog with a system to provide some measurable value to the actor; a collection of scenarios.
The customer who uses a computer system or a software product. People who make use of something.
- user profile
A description of the eventual users of the solution in terms of geography, organizational and communication structures, user functions, resource availability, and other relevant information.