Author: Aditya P Mathur
Publisher: Pearson Education India
This edition of Foundations of Software Testing is aimed at the undergraduate, the graduate students and the practicing engineers. It presents sound engineering approaches for test generation, ion, minimization, assessment, and enhancement. Using numerous examples, it offers a lucid description of a wide range of simple to complex techniques for a variety of testing-related tasks. It also discusses the comparative analyses of commercially available testing tools to facilitate the tool ion.
Author: Paul Ammann,Jeff Offutt
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This extensively classroom-tested text takes an innovative approach to explaining software testing that defines it as the process of applying a few precise, general-purpose criteria to a structure or model of the software. The book incorporates cutting-edge developments, including techniques to test modern types of software such as OO, web applications, and embedded software. This revised second edition significantly expands coverage of the basics, thoroughly discussing test automaton frameworks, and it adds new, improved examples and numerous exercises. The theory of coverage criteria is carefully and cleanly explained to help students understand concepts before delving into practical applications, while extensive use of the JUnit test framework gives students practical experience in a test framework popular in the industry. Exercises, meanwhile, feature specifically tailored tools that allow students to check their own work. The book's website also offers an instructor's manual, PowerPoint slides, testing tools for students, and example software programs in Java.
Author: Glenford J. Myers
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Special Features: · A LANDMARK BOOK THAT HAS ENDURED FOR 25 YEARS: With little effort on the author's part, The Art of Software Testing has continued to sell since 1978; the total sales hover just under 60,000 copies at a current price point of $140.00. Since 1988 (the earliest year that sales data is available), this book has sold 7,910 copies in special sales, and it has found its way into the college and international markets, selling 2,099 and 5,075 (through our subsidiaries) respectively· A PROLIFIC REVISION AUTHOR BEHIND A 300,000-COPY BEST-SELLER: Corey Sandler is a well-known computer title author whose book Fix Your Own PC has sold over 300,000 copies in six editions. He has held top editorial roles at a number of leading computer magazines, including Digital News, PC World and PCjr· ORIGINAL AUTHOR IS WELL-KNOWN IN THE COMPUTER WORLD: Glen Myers has a great name in the field of computing, and he is well-known for his past roles at IBM, RadiSys Corporation (which he founded and steered as CEO), and his current position as Director of Spectrum Signals· A CLASSIC PROFESSIONAL GUIDE: The Art of Software Testing is a classic guide that has won wide praise for its straightforward approach to this topic About The Book: The Art of Software Testing, Second Edition provides a practical discussion of the purpose and nature of software testing. It elucidate the latest methodologies for the design of effective test cases, and provide accessible information on psychological and economic principles, managerial aspects of testing, test tools, high-order testing, code inspections, and debugging.
Guide to the ISTQB Advanced Certification as an Advanced Test Manager
Author: Rex Black
This book teaches test managers what they need to know to achieve advanced skills in test estimation, test planning, test monitoring, and test control. Readers will learn how to define the overall testing goals and strategies for the systems being tested. This hands-on, exercise-rich book provides experience with planning, scheduling, and tracking these tasks. You'll be able to describe and organize the necessary activities as well as learn to select, acquire, and assign adequate resources for testing tasks. You'll learn how to form, organize, and lead testing teams, and master the organizing of communication among the members of the testing teams, and between the testing teams and all the other stakeholders. Additionally, you'll learn how to justify decisions and provide adequate reporting information where applicable. With over thirty years of software and systems engineering experience, author Rex Black is President of RBCS, is a leader in software, hardware, and systems testing, and is the most prolific author practicing in the field of software testing today. He has published a dozen books on testing that have sold tens of thousands of copies worldwide. He is past president of the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) and a director of the American Software Testing Qualifications Board (ASTQB). This book will help you prepare for the ISTQB Advanced Test Manager exam. Included are sample exam questions, at the appropriate level of difficulty, for most of the learning objectives covered by the ISTQB Advanced Level Syllabus. The ISTQB certification program is the leading software tester certification program in the world. With about 300,000 certificate holders and a global presence in over 50 countries, you can be confident in the value and international stature that the Advanced Test Manager certificate can offer you. This second edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect the new ISTQB Advanced Test Manager 2012 Syllabus, and the latest ISTQB Glossary. This edition reflects Rex Black's unique insights into these changes, as he was one of the main participants in the ISTQB Advanced Level Working Group.
Author: Boris Beizer
Publisher: Dreamtech Press
Category: Computer software
Software Testing Techniques, 2nd Edition is the first book-length work that explicitly addresses the idea that design for testability is as important as testing itself not just by saying that testability is a desirable goal, but by showing the reader how it to do it. Every chapter has testability guidelines that illustrate how the technique discussed in the chapter can be used to make software more easily tested and therefore more reliable and maintainable. Application of all techniques to unit, integration, maintenance, and system testing are discussed throughout this book.As a self-study text, as a classroom text, as a working reference, it is a book that no programmer, independent software tester, software engineer, testing theorist, system designer, or software project manager can be without.
Author: William E. Perry
Publisher: *A Wiley-QED Publication
Software Engineering/Software Testing All the proven testing strategies, tools, and techniques you need to guarantee that your applications do exactly what they're supposed to do! When it comes to software performance, your customers hate surprises. And the best way to ensure that your systems don't give them any is by implementing a rigorous, fully integrated testing regime that encompasses every phase of the software development life cycle—from design to installation, and beyond. Now, in Effective Methods for Software Testing, internationally recognized software testing expert William Perry provides you with everything you need to do just that, including: Tests for all types of software systems, including Client/Server and LANs Clear, step-by-step guidelines on how to establish a test approach and overall testing plan Proven methodologies for conducting tests quickly and efficiently 15 testing techniques covering all phases of the development life cycle 42 testing tools and 30 metrics Detailed instructions on how to seamlessly integrate the tools and techniques into the development life cycle Techniques for evaluating test effectiveness Dozens of worksheets and checklists for use during every step of the testing process Short on theory and long on nuts-and-bolts information and guidance, Effective Methods for Software Testing arms you with what you need to guarantee that your customers get what they deserve—the most usable, bug-free software possible.
Author: William C. Hetzel
Publisher: QED Information Sciences
Ed Yourdan called it "a bible for project managers". You'll gain a new perspective on software testing as a life cycle activity, not merely as something that happens at the end of coding. An invaluable aid for the development of testing standards and the evaluation of testing effectiveness.
A Self-Teaching Introduction
Author: R. Chopra
Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC
This overview of software testing provides key concepts, case studies, and numerous techniques to ensure software is reliable and secure. Using a self-teaching format, the book covers important topics such as black, white, and gray box testing, video game testing, test point analysis, automation, and levels of testing. Includes end-of-chapter multiple-choice questions / answers to increase mastering of the topics. Features: • Includes case studies, case tools, and software lab experiments • Covers important topics such as black, white, and gray box testing, test management, automation, levels of testing, • Covers video game testing • Self-teaching method includes numerous exercises, projects, and case studies
A Study Guide for the ISTQB Test Analyst and Technical Test Analyst Advanced Level Certificates 2012
Author: Graham Bath,Judy McKay
Publisher: Rocky Nook, Inc.
Many books cover functional testing techniques, but relatively few also cover technical testing. The Software Test Engineer's Handbook-2nd Edition fills that gap. Authors Graham Bath and Judy McKay are core members of the ISTQB Working Party that created the new Advanced Level Syllabus-Test Analyst and Advanced Level Syllabus-Technical Test Analyst. These syllabi were released in 2012. This book presents functional and technical aspects of testing as a coherent whole, which benefits test analyst/engineers and test managers. It provides a solid preparation base for passing the exams for Advanced Test Analyst and Advanced Technical Test Analyst, with enough real-world examples to keep you intellectually invested. This book includes information that will help you become a highly skilled Advanced Test Analyst and Advanced Technical Test Analyst. You will be able to apply this information in the real world of tight schedules, restricted resources, and projects that do not proceed as planned.
Author: Anne Mette Hass
Publisher: Artech House
Software testing is a critical aspect of the software development process, and this heavily illustrated reference takes professionals on a complete tour of this increasingly important, multi-dimensional area. The book offers a practical understanding of all the most critical software testing topics and their relationships and inter-dependencies. This unique resource utilizes a wealth of graphics that support the discussions to offer a clear overview of software testing, from the definition of testing and the value and purpose of testing, through the complete testing process with all its activities, techniques and documentation, to the softer aspects of people and teams working with testing. Practitioners find numerous examples and exercises presented in each chapter to help ensure a complete understanding of the material. The book supports the ISTQB certification and provides a bridge from this to the ISO 29119 Software Testing Standard in terms of extensive mappings between the two; this is a truly unique feature.
Tips, Tricks, Tours, and Techniques to Guide Test Design
Author: James A. Whittaker
Publisher: Pearson Education
How to Find and Fix the Killer Software Bugs that Evade Conventional Testing In Exploratory Software Testing, renowned software testing expert James Whittaker reveals the real causes of today’s most serious, well-hidden software bugs--and introduces powerful new “exploratory” techniques for finding and correcting them. Drawing on nearly two decades of experience working at the cutting edge of testing with Google, Microsoft, and other top software organizations, Whittaker introduces innovative new processes for manual testing that are repeatable, prescriptive, teachable, and extremely effective. Whittaker defines both in-the-small techniques for individual testers and in-the-large techniques to supercharge test teams. He also introduces a hybrid strategy for injecting exploratory concepts into traditional scripted testing. You’ll learn when to use each, and how to use them all successfully. Concise, entertaining, and actionable, this book introduces robust techniques that have been used extensively by real testers on shipping software, illuminating their actual experiences with these techniques, and the results they’ve achieved. Writing for testers, QA specialists, developers, program managers, and architects alike, Whittaker answers crucial questions such as: • Why do some bugs remain invisible to automated testing--and how can I uncover them? • What techniques will help me consistently discover and eliminate “show stopper” bugs? • How do I make manual testing more effective--and less boring and unpleasant? • What’s the most effective high-level test strategy for each project? • Which inputs should I test when I can’t test them all? • Which test cases will provide the best feature coverage? • How can I get better results by combining exploratory testing with traditional script or scenario-based testing? • How do I reflect feedback from the development process, such as code changes?
A Craftsman's Approach, Second Edition
Author: Paul C. Jorgensen
Publisher: CRC Press
The software development world has changed significantly in the past five years. Noteworthy among its many changes is the emergence of the "Unified Modeling Language" (UML) as an industry standard. While thousands of software computer professionals and students continue to rely upon the bestselling first edition of Software Testing, the time has come to bring it up to date. Thoroughly revised, the second edition of Software Testing: A Craftsman's Approach reflects the recent growth and changes in software standards and development. Outdated material has been deleted and new topics, figures, case studies now complement its solid, accessible treatment of the mathematics and techniques of software testing. Foremost among this edition's refinements is the definition of a generalized pseudocode that replaces the outdated Pascal code used in the examples. The text is now independent of any particular programming language. The author has also added five chapters on object-oriented testing, incorporated object-oriented versions of two earlier examples, and used them in the chapter on object-oriented testing, which he completely revised with regard to UML. In addition, GUI testing receives full treatment. The new edition of Software Testing provides a comprehensive synthesis of the fundamentals, approaches, and methods that form the basis of the craft. Mastering its contents will allow practitioners to make well-informed choices, develop creative solutions, and ultimately derive the sense of pride and pleasure that a true craftsperson realizes from a job well done.
Guide to the ISTQB Advanced Certification as an Advanced Test Analyst
Author: Rex Black
Publisher: Rocky Nook, Inc.
This book is written for the test analyst who wants to achieve advanced skills in test analysis, design, and execution. With a hands-on, exercise-rich approach, this book teaches you how to define and carry out the tasks required to put a test strategy into action. Learn how to analyze the system, taking into account the user's quality expectations. Additionally, learn how to evaluate system requirements as part of formal and informal reviews, using an understanding of the business domain to determine requirement validity. You will be able to analyze, design, implement, and execute tests, using risk considerations to determine the appropriate effort and priority for tests. You will learn how to report on testing progress and provide necessary evidence to support your evaluations of system quality.
A Study Guide for the Certified Tester Exam
Author: Andreas Spillner,Tilo Linz,Hans Schaefer
Publisher: Rocky Nook, Inc.
Professional testing of software is an essential task that requires a profound knowledge of testing techniques. The International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) has developed a universally accepted, international qualification scheme aimed at software and system testing professionals, and has created the Syllabi and Tests for the "Certified Tester." Today about 300,000 people have taken the ISTQB certification exams. The authors of Software Testing Foundations, 4th Edition, are among the creators of the Certified Tester Syllabus and are currently active in the ISTQB. This thoroughly revised and updated fourth edition covers the "Foundations Level" (entry level) and teaches the most important methods of software testing. It is designed for self-study and provides the information necessary to pass the Certified Tester-Foundations Level exam, version 2011, as defined by the ISTQB. Also in this new edition, technical terms have been precisely stated according to the recently revised and updated ISTQB glossary. Topics covered: Fundamentals of Testing Testing and the Software Lifecycle Static and Dynamic Testing Techniques Test Management Test Tools Also mentioned are some updates to the syllabus that are due in 2015.
Author: Cem Kaner,Jack Falk,Hung Q. Nguyen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
This book will teach you how to test computer software under real-world conditions. The authors have all been test managers and software development managers at well-known Silicon Valley software companies. Successful consumer software companies have learned how to produce high-quality products under tight time and budget constraints. The book explains the testing side of that success. Who this book is for: * Testers and Test Managers * Project Managers-Understand the timeline, depth of investigation, and quality of communication to hold testers accountable for. * Programmers-Gain insight into the sources of errors in your code, understand what tests your work will have to pass, and why testers do the things they do. * Students-Train for an entry-level position in software development. What you will learn: * How to find important bugs quickly * How to describe software errors clearly * How to create a testing plan with a minimum of paperwork * How to design and use a bug-tracking system * Where testing fits in the product development process * How to test products that will be translated into other languages * How to test for compatibility with devices, such as printers * What laws apply to software quality
Author: Dorothy Graham,Erik Van Veenendaal,Isabel Evans
Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA
Your One-Stop Guide To Passing The ISTQB Foundation Level ExamFoundations of Software Testing: Updated edition for ISTQB Certification is your essential guide to software testing and the ISTQB Foundation qualification. Whether you are a students or tester of ISTQB, this book is an essential purchase if you want to benefit from the knowledge and experience of those involved in the writing of the ISTQB Syllabus.This book adopts a practical and hands-on approach, covering the fundamental principles that every system and software tester should know. Each of the six sections of the syllabus is covered by backgroound tests, revision help and sample exam questions. The also contains a glossary, sample full-length examination and information on test certification. The authors are seasoned test-professionals and developers of the ISTQB syllabus itself, so syllabus coverage is thorough and in-depth. This book is designed to help you pass the ISTQB exam and qualify at Foundation Level, and is enhanced with many useful learning aids.ABOUT ISTQBISTQB is a multi-national body overseeing the development of international qualifications in software testing. In a world of employment mobility and multi-national organizations, having an internationally recognized qualification ensures that there is a common understanding, internationally, of software testing issues.
Author: Kshirasagar Naik,Priyadarshi Tripathy
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Market_Desc: Students and instructors of software engineering, as well as practitioners of software testing. Special Features: · Balances theoretical ideas with practical explanations.· An excellent professional reference and outstanding teaching tool with example programs used in automating test executions, test questions, examples, teaching suggestions, chapter summaries, further reading, and a solutions manual. About The Book: Topics covered include: key concepts in software quality assurance (SQA), SQA processes and metrics; the role of testing; basics of program testing; theory of program testing; code review; unit testing; test generation from control flow graphs, data flow graphs, and program domains; system integration; system testing; test execution; test automation; acceptance testing; quality metrics and reliability models.