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Practical Software Testing: A Process-Oriented Approach (Springer Professional Computing)

Practical Software Testing: A Process-Oriented Approach (Springer Professional Computing)
Author: Ilene Burnstein
ISBN 13: 9780387951317
ISBN 10: 387951318
Edition: 2003
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: 2003-06-24
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 710
List Price: $124.00

Software testing is rapidly evolving as a critical sub-discipline of software engineering. The industry needs professionals educated in the modern methods and tools of software testing and quality assurance.

Based on the needs of software professionals, "Practical Software Testing" takes a unique approach to teaching readers how to effectively plan for testing, design test cases, test at multiple levels, organize a testing team, and optimize use of testing tools. It introduces testing concepts that are managerial-, technical-, and process-oriented, using the Testing Maturity Model (TMM) as a framework.


*includes a sample test plan, comprehensive exercises, and definitions for software testing and quality

*introduces both technical and managerial aspects of testing in a clear and precise style, for integrated learning

*balanced perspective and comprehensive view of all testing aspects

*uses the TMM framework to introduce testing in a systematic, evolutionary way, and describes industrial TMM applications

*covers testing topics with either procedurally based or object-oriented programming code

With its accessible, practical, and well-focused framework, this new resource provides an integrated presentation of software-testing processes and practices. Professionals and practitioners in software testing, software quality assurance, or software validation and verification will benefit greatly from using this essential resource.