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Lessons Learned in Software Testing: A Context-Driven Approach / Edition 1
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Lessons Learned in Software Testing: A Context-Driven Approach / Edition 1

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by Cem Kaner, James Bach, Bret Pettichord, Brett Pettichord
 

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ISBN-10: 0471081124

ISBN-13: 9780471081128

Pub. Date: 12/28/2001

Publisher: Wiley

Decades of software testing experience condensed into the most important lessons learned.

The world's leading software testing experts lend you their wisdom and years of experience to help you avoid the most common mistakes in testing software. Each lesson is an assertion related to software testing, followed by an explanation or example that shows you the how, when

Overview

Decades of software testing experience condensed into the most important lessons learned.

The world's leading software testing experts lend you their wisdom and years of experience to help you avoid the most common mistakes in testing software. Each lesson is an assertion related to software testing, followed by an explanation or example that shows you the how, when, and why of the testing lesson. More than just tips, tricks, and pitfalls to avoid, Lessons Learned in Software Testing speeds you through the critical testing phase of the software development project without the extensive trial and error it normally takes to do so. The ultimate resource for software testers and developers at every level of expertise, this guidebook features:

• Over 200 lessons gleaned from over 30 years of combined testing experience

• Tips, tricks, and common pitfalls to avoid by simply reading the book rather than finding out the hard way

• Lessons for all key topic areas, including test design, test management, testing strategies, and bug reporting

• Explanations and examples of each testing trouble spot help illustrate each lesson's assertion

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471081128
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
397,018
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Lessons.

Foreword.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

The Role of the Tester.

Thinking Like a Tester.

Testing Techniques.

Bug Advocacy.

Automating Testing.

Documenting Testing.

Interacting with Programmers.

Managing the Testing Project.

Managing the Testing Group.

Your Career in Software Testing.

Planning the Testing Strategy.

Appendix: The Context-Driven Approach to Software Testing.

Bibliography.

Index.

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Lessons Learned in Software Testing: A Context-Driven Approach 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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While doing research for my master's thesis on managing the software development process, I read scores of books on software testing. This book was the best one I read hands down. It is well structured, easy to navigate, and full of excellent straight-to-the-point information. Kudos to the authors.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is the book that I have been waiting for on software testing. It provides the tester with additional insights into testing practices, career building, and a new approach to software testing that appears to be based in reality. If you want to improve your understanding of software testing, testers, and how testing can fit into the development project, Read this book. A treat and a rare find, and yes, it is like an old bottle of Port to be shared and savored.