The Web Testing Companion: The Insider's Guide to Efficient and Effective Tests / Edition 1

Paperback (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $1.99
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 96%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (17) from $1.99   
  • New (5) from $19.95   
  • Used (12) from $1.99   

Overview

  • Written by one of Microsoft's key testing trainers, this hands-on tutorial and reference explains why, when, what, and how to test
  • Teaches new and experienced testers how to analyze and properly test Web applications
  • Filled with practical advice that can be immediately applied to any Web-testing task, on any browser running on any platform
  • Concentrates on proven solutions and presents the material in a way that will help develop a professional skill set in novice testers and will improve the productivity of all testers
  • Companion Web site includes dozens of valuable templates and test patterns that will allow readers to rapidly conduct tests in multiple languages against all browser and operating-system combinations
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471430216
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/5/2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 580
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.06 (h) x 1.29 (d)

Meet the Author

LYDIA ASH is currently a test lead on the testing effort for Microsoft Corporation's Outlook Web Access team with a particular focus on performance and security. She has successfully directed test efforts at Microsoft for several years and worked with many teams and individuals to pass on the critical knowledge of Web testing. Ash has previously worked as a QA Engineer and in project management.
Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.

About the Author.

Introduction.

PART I. BECOMING A TESTER.

Chapter 1. Getting Started with Testing.

Chapter 2. The Theory of Software Testing.

Chapter 3. The Prcatice of Software Testing.

Chapter 4. Starting in on Web Testing.

PART II. CLIENT-SIDE TESTING.

Chapter 5. Testing HTML -- The Static Web.

Chapter 6. The Dynamic Web.

Chapter 7. Character Sets, Code Pages, and Glyphs.

PART III. SERVER-SIDE TESTING.

Chapter 8. Performance Testing.

Chapter 9. Security Testing.

PART IV. BEING A TESTER.

Chapter 10. Automation.

Chapter 11. Test Planning and Design.

Chapter 12. On Being a Professional.

PART V. TESTING REFERENCE APPENDICES.

Appendix A. Code Pages.

Appendox B. Unicode Ranges.

Appendox C. Language Guides.

Appendix D. System Guides to Configuring Your Mah\chines.

Appendix E. HTTP Response codes.

Appendix F. Languages and Mappings.

Appendix G. Problem Characters and Sample Test Input.

Appendox H. Testing Checklist Questions.

Appendix I. Forms and Templates.

Appendix J. Tools.

Appendix K. Relevant RFCs, ISO Standards, and IEEE Standards.

Appendix L. Numeric References.

Appendix M. Web Site References.

Appendix N. Bibliography and Recommended Reading.

Appendix O. Glossary.

Appendix P. What's on the Web Site.

Index.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)