Software testing is a critical aspect of the software development process, and this heavily illustrated reference takes professionals on a complete tour of this increasingly important, multi-dimensional area. The book offers a practical understanding of all the most critical software testing topics and their relationships and inter-dependencies. This unique resources utilizes a wealth of graphics that support the discussions to offer a clear overview of software testing, from the definition of testing, handling failures, faults, and errors, and the value and purpose of testing, to the cost of fault corrections, scoping of the test effort, and how standards guide testing. Practitioners find numerous examples and exercises presented in each chapter to help ensure a complete understanding of the material.
Anne Mette Jonassen Hass is a senior software consultant in the IT Processes Department at DELTA (Danish Electronics, Lights and Acoustics). Mrs. Hass is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences. She has extensive industry experience in all aspects of software development, and holds an M.Sc. in Civil Engineering from the technical University of Denmark and an M.B.A. in organizational behavior from Harriot Watt University, Edinburgh.