Foundations of Software Testing: ISTQB Certification

Foundations of Software Testing: ISTQB Certification

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  • Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA
  • Format: Paperback | 272 pages
  • Dimensions: 186mm x 290mm x 14mm | 558g
  • Publication date: 6 January 2012
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1408044056
  • ISBN 13: 9781408044056
  • Edition: 3, Revised
  • Edition statement: 3rd Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 52,347

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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, teachers and authors within the field of software testing.

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Figures and tables Acknowledgements Preface 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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Figures and tables Acknowledgements Preface 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 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 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 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 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 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 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