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Practical Test Design

Selection of traditional and automated test design techniques

Istvan Forgács (author), Attila Kovács (author)

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ISBN: 9781780174723
Format: Paperback
Dimensions: 170 x 244
Number of pages: 280
Publication date: 20 MAY 2019
Publisher: BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT

Reliable test design is important in software testing; without it, defects in software may remain undetected, making software poor quality and causing dissatisfaction among users. This book presents the key test design techniques, in line with ISTQB, and explains the why and when of using them, with practical examples and code snippets. How and why the techniques can be combined is covered, as are automated test design methods. Tips and exercises are included throughout the book, allowing readers to test their knowledge as they progress.
Istvan Forgács is the founder and CEO of 4Test-Plus. He is a member of the Agile Extension Board of ISTQB and co-author of the book 'Agile Testing Foundations.' Attila Kovács is an associate professor at Eötvös Loránd University. He is an ISTQB and IREB trainer, as well as a member of the Hungarian Testing Board.
  1.  Introduction
  2. Example Specification: Ticket Vending Machine
  3. Risk Management and Test Optimisation
  4.  Defect Prevention
  5.  Domain-Based Testing
  6. State Transition Testing
  7. Business Rule-Based Testing
  8. Scenario-Based Testing
  9. Combinative and Combinatorial Testing
  10. On-The-Fly Test Design
  11. Model-Based Testing
  12. Gherkin-Based MBT
  13. MBT Using Graphs - GraphWalker
  14. Testing the TVM - Summary and Comparison  

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