Synopses & Reviews
The Complete Guide to Software Testing Bill Hetzel Gain a new perspective to software testing as a life cycle activity, not merely as something that happens at the end of coding. This edition is completely revised and contains new chapters on testing methodologies including ANSI standard-based testinga survey of testing practices. Dr. Hetzel first develops the concepts and principles of testing. Then he presents detailed discussions of testing techniques, methodologies and management perspectives. Each chapter contains examples, checklists and case studies based on Dr. Hetzels consulting and management experience. These will help you understand the material and adapt it to your environment. Intended primarily for software developers, testers and managers, auditors and quality assurance specialists will find the book an invaluable aid for the development of testing standards and the evaluation of testing effectiveness. Table of Contents: Introduction. Principles of Testing. Methodology. Testing through Reviews. Testing Requirements. Testing Design. Testing ProgramsTesting in the Small. Testing SystemsTesting in the Large. Testing Software Changes. Testing Software Packages. The Role of Management. Organizing the Testing Function. Controlling the Testing Function. Putting the Pieces Together. Testing Practices Survey. Sample Testing Policies. Quality Measurement Diagnostic Checklist. Testing References (Bibliography).
Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-280) and index.
Table of Contents
THE TESTING DISCIPLINE.
Principles of Testing.
TESTING METHODS AND TOOLS.
Testing Through Reviews.
Testing Programs—Testing in the Small.
Testing Systems—Testing in the Large.
Testing Software Changes.
Testing Software Packages.
MANAGING THE TESTING FUNCTION.
The Role of Management.
Organizing for Testing Function.
Controlling the Testing Function.
Putting the Pieces Together.