|Author||Cem Kaner, Jack Falk, Nguyen Quoc|
Software product testing is an esoteric and very technical field but software product development operates under very tight time and budget constraints. As a result, by-the-book testing just doesn't happen in the real world, and consumers suffer accordingly. This book looks at the behavior of successful software companies whose products are considered to be high quality and explains the test methods and practices that worked for them. Special Features · Starts with the basics, but builds substantial technical depth. · Discusses the nine major styles of software testing. · Separates ideal test practices from achievable, necessary from nice-to-have, and ethical to unethical. Table of Content Fundamentals. · An Example Test Series. · The Objectives and Limits of Testing. · Test Types and their Place in the Software Development Process. · Software Errors. · Reporting and Analyzing Bugs. Specific Testing Skills. · The Problem Tracking System. · Test Case Design. · Testing Printers (and other devices). · Localization Testing. · Testing User Manuals. · Testing Tools. · Test Planning and Test Documentation. Managing Testing Projects and Groups. · Tying it Together. · Legal Consequences of Defective Software. · Managing a Testing Group. Appendix. References. Index. About the Authors.