Essential Software Test Design
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Essential Software Test Design

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Packed with useful information in an easy to read writing style and loaded with illustrations. The author takes you through the basics of many of the most common test design techniques using storys from his past projects to illustrate how they can be applied. The content is very pragmatic and is based on own experiences.

The material comes from many years of working, learning and teching test to thousands of people in classes and conferences around the world. First published in 2007 there are parts that where a lot has happened since. The rise of agile, continuos integration and the explosion of test automation tools leaves some gaps to be filled in by other sources. Yet the test design techniques are still mainly the same. 

About the Author

Torbjörn Ryber
Tobbe Ryber

Test enthusiast for two decades with a passion for learning and teaching. When learning the testning craft he realized there were very few books that described how to create really good tests, also there was a lack of real world examples. After teaching his co-workers about test design for many years he decided to use the course material as the first real book about testing in Swedish. A few years later the book was translated to english. 

Table of Contents

What is testing?

Development models and testing

Test design techniques explained

Equivalence partitioning and boundary values

State-based testing


Cyclic testing

Combinatorial testing

Decision tables

Managing defects

Organising your tests

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