Foundations of Software Testing ISTQB Certification

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Now in its third edition, Foundations of Software Testing: ISTQB Certification is the essential guide to software testing and to the ISTQB Foundation qualification. Completely updated to comprehensively reflect the most recent changes to the ISTQB Foundation Syllabus, the book adopts a practical, hands-on approach, covering the fundamental topics that every system and software tester should know. The authors are themselves developers of the ISTQB syllabus and are highly respected international authorities, ...
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Overview


Now in its third edition, Foundations of Software Testing: ISTQB Certification is the essential guide to software testing and to the ISTQB Foundation qualification. Completely updated to comprehensively reflect the most recent changes to the ISTQB Foundation Syllabus, the book adopts a practical, hands-on approach, covering the fundamental topics that every system and software tester should know. The authors are themselves developers of the ISTQB syllabus and are highly respected international authorities, teachers and authors within the field of software testing.
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Editorial Reviews

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"This book ought to be required reading for everyone in the software industry: developers,testers, and managers." Ed Weller, President of Integrated Productivity Solutions, US

"The best book to provide students with a solid foundation in ISTQB testing qualifications and the reference book among professional testers." Tine Marbjerg, Senior Lecturer in Computer Software, Copenhagen Business Academy, Denmark

"Highly recommended. This is the ideal book for launching a testing career based on best practices and aligned with global ISTQB certification." Cornè Kruger, Managing Director of Impimpi Technologies and President of SASTQB, South Africa

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781408044056
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA Higher Education
  • Publication date: 1/6/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 520,351
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.79 (d)

Meet the Author


Rex Black is President of Rex Black Consulting Services (RBCS) which is a leader in software, hardware, and systems testing and is headquartered in the USA.

Erik van Veenendaal is the founder of Improve Quality Services B.V. and is a leading international test consultant and trainer based in Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles.

Software Testing Consultant

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Table of Contents


Figures and tables Acknowledgements Preface Part 1. Fundamentals of testing Section 1 Why is testing necessary? Section 2 What is testing? Section 3 Seven testing principles Section 4 Fundamental test process Section 5 The psychology of testing Section 6 Code of ethics Chapter review Sample exam questions Part 2. Testing throughout the software life cycle Section 1 Software development models Section 2 Test levels Section 3 Test types Section 4 Maintenance testing Chapter review Sample exam questions Part 3. Static techniques Section 1 Static techniques and the test process Section 2 Review process Section 3 Static analysis by tools Chapter review Sample exam questions Part 4. Test design techniques Section 1 The test development process Section 2 Categories of test design techniques Section 3 Specification-based or black-box techniques Section 4 Structure-based or white-box techniques Section 5 Experience-based techniques Section 6 Choosing test techniques Chapter review Sample exam questions Exercises: Test design techniques Exercise solutions Part 5. Test management Section 1 Test organization Section 2 Test planning and estimation Section 3 Test progress monitoring and control Section 4 Configuration management Section 5 Risk and testing Section 6 Incident management Chapter review Sample exam questions Exercise: Incident report Exercise solution Part 6. Tool support for testing Section 1 Types of test tool Section 2 Effective use of tools: Potential benefits and risks Section 3 Introducing a tool into an organization Chapter review Sample exam questions Part 7. ISTQB Foundation Exam Section 1 Preparing for the exam Section 2 Taking the exam Section 3 Mock exam Glossary Answers to sample exam questions References Authors Companies
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