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Testing IT
An Off-the-Shelf Software Testing Process

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  • Date Published: January 2005
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  • isbn: 9780511032066

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  • This pragmatic guide provides a testing framework for software professionals looking to improve product quality and to reduce timescales, effort, and cost. It covers all aspects of testing for software developed or modified in-house, modified or extended legacy systems, and software developed by a third party. The reader can customize the framework to match the particular testing requirements of any particular organization. Packed with a series of real-world case studies, the book also provides a comprehensive set of standard testing document templates, proformas, and checklists for the reader to use in projects.

    • This is the only comprehensive guide to testing software applications and systems
    • This is the only off-the-shelf, ready-to-use framework for testing
    • Contains electronic files of ready-made forms and checklists which can be altered to suit any customer or company
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    "This realistic guide covers all aspects of testing for both in-house and third -party development software. I heartily recommend that any test professional looking for a easier life gets a copy of this book." unknown

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    • Date Published: January 2005
    • format: Adobe eBook Reader
    • isbn: 9780511032066
    • contains: 50 b/w illus.
    • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    Part I. The Classical View of Testing:
    2. An overview of testing
    3. Testing techniques
    4. The management of testing
    5. Unit testing
    6. Integration testing
    7. System testing
    8. Systems integration testing
    9. User acceptance testing
    10. Operations acceptance testing
    11. Regression testing
    12. Usability testing
    13. Improving the testing process
    14. Maintenance of the testing framework
    15. The testing of object-oriented and component based applications
    Part II. Case Studies:
    16. The British Library testing framework
    17. Reuters Product Acceptance Group
    18. Crown Quality Assurance Group
    19. Wine Society acceptance testing framework
    20. ADP Acceptance Testing bespoke software process
    Appendices
    21. Terms of reference for testing staff
    22. Testing guides
    23. Test plan document template
    24. Test specification document template
    25. Test script template
    26. Test result record form template
    27. Test log template
    28. Test certificate template
    29. Re-use pack checklist
    30. Equivalence partition example
    31. Boundary analysis example
    32. State transition example
    33. Automated testing tool selection criteria
    34. Usability testing overview
    35. Testing process health check
    36. Test summary report template
    Glossary
    Index.

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