Definition of Happy Path

Definition: When designing a system, this is the expected path a user will follow.

Example: The user did not follow the happy path, but unexpectedly clicked on a button at the bottom of the page. When the user clicked the button, the site did not work as expected. We only tested the happy path, but we should have considered what would happen if the user did something else.

Word of the Day

Date: 06/24/2021

Word: Close It Out

Definition: To mark something as completed.

Example: This task has been fixed, so let's close it out within the task tracker.