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The Art of Software Testing By Glenford J. Myers

The Art of Software Testing by Glenford J. Myers

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Summary

Provides a practical discussion of the nature and aims of software testing. This book includes methodologies for the design of effective test cases, including information on psychological and economic principles, managerial aspects, test tools, high order testing, code inspections, and debugging.

The Art of Software Testing Summary

The Art of Software Testing by Glenford J. Myers

This long awaited revision of a bestseller provides a practical discussion of the nature and aims of software testing. You'll find the latest methodologies for the design of effective test cases, including information on psychological and economic principles, managerial aspects, test tools, high order testing, code inspections, and debugging. Accessible, comprehensive, and always practical, this edition provides the key information you need to test successfully, whether a novice or a working programmer. Buy your copy today and end up with fewer bugs tomorrow.

About Glenford J. Myers

GLENFORD J. MYERS is currently Director of Spectrum Signals. He is a former senior staff member of IBM's Systems Research Institute, as well as the former CEO and founder of RadiSys Corporation. TOM BADGETT is Chief Information Officer for IdleAire Technologies Corporation and manages a team of software developers who design and maintain sophisticated, real-time billing and customer support systems for this national firm. He has published more than fifty books on software and hardware and has served as technical editor for PCjr Magazine and Digital News. He has written hundreds of articles for major computer-oriented magazines. TODD M. THOMAS is a professional software developer and database administrator with over nine years of experience. His career has exposed him to all sizes of software projects for both the private and government sectors. He has also authored Java Data Access, a book on how to use Java technology to leverage enterprise data stores. COREY SANDLER is President of Word Association, a developer of computer, science, business, and travel books for many of the country's largest publishing companies. He is the author of the bestseller Fix Your Own PC, and a former editorial director and editor in chief of Digital News. He has also served as New York bureau chief for PC Week and first executive editor of PC Magazine.

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables.Preface.Introduction.Chapter 1: A Self-Assessment Test.Chapter 2: The Psychology and Economics of Program Testing.The Psychology of Testing.The Economics of Testing.Black-Box Testing.White-Box Testing.Software Testing Principles.Summary.Chapter 3: Program Inspections, Walkthroughs, and Reviews.Inspections and Walkthroughs.Code Inspections.An Error Checklist for Inspections.Data Reference Errors.Data-Declaration Errors.Computation Errors.Comparison Errors.Control-Flow Errors.Interface Errors.Input/Output Errors.Other Checks.Walkthroughs.Desk Checking.Peer Ratings.Summary.Chapter 4: Test-Case Design.White-Box Testing.Logic-Coverage Testing.Equivalence Partitioning.An Example.Boundary-Value Analysis.Cause-Effect Graphing.Error Guessing.The Strategy.Chapter 5: Module (Unit) Testing.Test-Case Design.Incremental Testing.Top-down versus Bottom-up Testing.Top-down Testing.Bottom-up Testing.A Comparison.Performing the Test.Chapter 6: Higher-Order Testing.Function Testing.System Testing.Facility Testing.Volume Testing.Stress Testing.Usability Testing.Security Testing.Performance Testing.Storage Testing.Configuration Testing.Compatibility/Configuration/Conversion Testing.Installability Testing.Reliability Testing.Recovery Testing.Serviceability Testing.Documentation Testing.Procedure Testing.Performing the System Test.Acceptance Testing.Installation Testing.Test Planning and Control.Test Completion Criteria.The Independent Test Agency.Chapter 7: Debugging.Debugging by Brute Force.Debugging by Induction.Debugging by Deduction.Debugging by Backtracking.Debugging by Testing.Debugging Principles.Error-Locating Principles.Error-Repairing Techniques.Error Analysis.Chapter 8: Extreme Testing.Extreme Programming Basics.Extreme Testing: The Concepts.Extreme Unit Testing.Acceptance Testing.Extreme Testing Applied.Test-Case Design.Test Driver and Application.Summary.Chapter 9: Testing Internet Applications.Basic E-commerce Architecture.Testing Challenges.Testing Strategies.Presentation Layer Testing.Business Layer Testing.Data Layer Testing.Appendix A: Sample Extreme Testing Application.Appendix B: Prime Numbers Less Than 1,000.Glossary.Index.

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GOR004977935
The Art of Software Testing by Glenford J. Myers
Used - Very Good
Hardback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
2004-07-02
256
0471469122
9780471469124
N/A
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