Software testing minimizes the risk of software failure in a live environment and ensures the system meets customer and business needs. Reliable, efficient and usable software must be tested to its limits by skilled, qualified professionals.
Providing practical insight,
Software Testing: An ISEB Foundation
is an introduction to the breadth of testing activities used in real life projects. It explains the basic steps of the testing process, how to perform effective tests, and provides an overview of available techniques and tools and how to apply them. This book is ideal for those with a little experience of software testing, wanting to cement their experiences with industry-recognized techniques and theory.
The book supports the revised ISEB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing and covers each section of the syllabus, providing self assessment exercises, sample examination questions and worked examples.
The fundamentals of testing
Why software fails
Keeping software under control
What testing is and what testing does
General testing principles
Fundamentals test process
The psychology of testing
Software development models
Testing related to changes
Background to static techniques
Reviews and the test process
Static analysis by tools
The design techniques
Test conditions, test cases and test procedures
The idea of test coverage
Categories of test case design techniques
Specification-based or black-box techniques
Structure-based or white-box techniques
Choosing test techniques
Test approaches ( test strategies)
Test planning and estimation
Test progress monitoring and control
Tool support for testing
What is a test tool?
Introducing a tool into an organization
About the authors:
The authors are all experienced ISEB exam setters, markers and training providers. The editor, Brian Hambling, has over 30 years experience working in roles as diverse as leading a software team developing avionics systems, head of systems and software engineering at Thames Polytechnic (now the University of Greenwich) and general manager of leading software testing consultancy Microgen IQA.
|Title:||Software Testing An ISEB Foundation||Publisher:||BCS Special Priced Titles|
|Author:||Hambling, Morgan, Samaroo, Thompson, Williams|
|No. of Pages:||220|
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