Software Testing Fundamentals
Methods and Metrics
By Marnie L. Hutcheson
Publisher: Wiley
Final Release Date: April 2003
Pages: 432

A software tester’s survival guide from a leading expert inthe field

Software testing expert Marnie Hutcheson explains both thetheory and the practical application of her down-to-earth approachto risk-based testing, the Most Important Tests (MITs) method. Themany proven tools, methods, and metrics examined can be used toensure that you always have reliable, functional software andsystems. Software Testing Fundamentals presents a best practiceapproach that can be applied to almost any project, from thelargest systems to the smallest Web sites. Discover how the MITsmethod can be used to evaluate test needs, get the budget, show thevalue of testing, and perform a successful test effort.

Rich with examples from real-world development projects thatrange from traditional to eXtreme, this book shows you:

  • How to pick the most important tests for your test effort,whether it is well-planned or design-as-you-go
  • Ways to use measurement to test software, to communicate theresults to others, and to make improvements
  • How to use tools you already have to automate your test effortso you can boost your testing efficiency
  • Tips on how to demonstrate the value added by your testeffort
  • Tools and analysis techniques for test estimation, sizing, andplanning

The companion Web site contains:

  • Sample templates and worksheets
  • Support materials
  • A discussion group
  • Links to many resources
“…a good book. Recommended...” (Cvu—The Journal of the ACCU, Vol.16, No.6,December 2004)

“I would recommend this to both beginners and establishedpractitioners.” (Software Testing Verification andReliability Journal, March 2004)

“…thought-provoking and refreshing…”(Professional tester, October 2003)

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