Software Testing Foundations: A Study Guide for the Certified Tester Exam / Edition 3

Software Testing Foundations: A Study Guide for the Certified Tester Exam / Edition 3

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by Andreas Spillner, Tilo Linz, Hans Schaefer
     
 

ISBN-10: 1933952784

ISBN-13: 9781933952789

Pub. Date: 02/04/2011

Publisher: Rocky Nook

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."

Overview

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:

  1. Fundamentals of Testing
  2. Testing and the Software Lifecycle
  3. Static and Dynamic Testing Techniques
  4. Test Management
  5. Test Tools
Also mentioned are some updates to the syllabus that are due in 2015.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933952789
Publisher:
Rocky Nook
Publication date:
02/04/2011
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

About the Authors

Foreword

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Fundamentals of Testing

Chapter 3: Testing in the Software Lifecycle

Chapter 4: Static Testing

Chapter 5: Dynamic Analysis – Test Design Techniques

Chapter 6: Test Management

Chapter 7: Test Tools

Appendix

Test Plan According to IEEE Standard 829-1998

Important Information on the Curriculum and on the Certified Tester Exam

ExercisesThese exercises are designed to help you check that you have understood the terms and processes described in the book and that you can rank and describe them. The questions listed here are not designed to directly prepare you for the ISTQB examination. Answers to the questions can be found in the relevant chapters and are not listed separately.

Glossary

Literature

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