Swing Extreme Testing
This book is a practical guide based on the authorsa (TM) daily experience developing and maintaining a cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence system. Every chapter comes up with real-life examples and the source code that comes with the book is full of useful (and well-tested) tools. The practical examples make this book suitable learning material for Swing developers. This book is for Swing developers who design and develop complex software for user interfaces that requires extensive testing. If you want to learn to test your Swing GUI components, this book is for you.
- Electronic book text | 328 pages
- 03 Jun 2008
- Packt Publishing Limited
- Birmingham, United Kingdom
About Lindsay Peters
Lindsay Peters is the Chief Technical Officer for Pacific Knowledge Systems. He an experience of 25 years in software management, formal analysis, algorithm development, software design, and implementation for large commercial and defense systems. Ten years ago, Lindsay and his team were the early adopters of Java, coupled with more rigorous design processes such as Design by Contract. He then helped transition the development team to the Extreme Programming model. Out of this exciting and successful experience grew the "Extreme Testing" approach. In the early 80's, Lindsay managed a software team that was one of the first to incorporate the newly discovered simulated annealing algorithm into a commercial application. This team solved a previously intractable real-world problem, which was the optimum assignment of radio frequencies to collocated mobile radios. Apart from software development and artificial intelligence systems, Lindsay has an interest in mathematical convexity, and has helped to progress the "Happy Ending" problem. He is also involved in politics, and in the last Australian Federal election he stood as the Greens candidate for the seat of Bennelong. Tim Lavers is a Senior Software Engineer at Pacific Knowledge Systems, which produces LabWizard-the gold standard for rules-based knowledge acquisition software. In developing and maintaining LabWizard for almost 10 years, Tim has worked with many Java technologies, including network programming, Swing, reflection, logging, JavaHelp, web services, RMI, WebStart, preferences, internationalization, concurrent programming, XML, and databases. He has worked with tools as well, such as Ant and CruiseControl. His job also includes a healthy mix of user training, technical support, and support to marketing. In his previous job, he wrote servlets and built an image processing library. Along with his professional programming, he writes and maintains the distributed testing tool, GrandTestAuto. He has published a JavaWorld article on RMI as well as a number of mathematical papers. Tim's hobbies include running and playing the piano.