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Testing Computer Software, 2nd Edition

by Cem Kaner, Jack Falk and Hung Q. Nguyen

This book will teach you how to test computer software under real-world conditions. The authors have all been test managers and software development managers at well-known Silicon Valley software companies. Successful consumer software companies have learned how to produce high-quality products under tight time and budget constraints. The book explains the testing side of that success.

Who this book is for:

  • Testers and Test Managers.
  • Project Managers-Understand the timeline, depth of investigation, and quality of communication to hold testers accountable for.
  • Programmers-Gain insight into the sources of errors in your code, understand what tests your work will have to pass, and why testers do the things they do.
  • Students-Train for an entry-level position in software development.

What you will learn:

  • How to find important bugs quickly.
  • How to describe software errors clearly.
  • How to create a testing plan with a minimum of paperwork.
  • How to design and use a bug-tracking system.
  • Where testing fits in the product development process.
  • How to test products that will be translated into other languages.
  • How to test for compatibility with devices, such as printers.
  • What laws apply to software quality.

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