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> Essentials of Software Testing

Essentials of Software Testing


, Maynooth University, Ireland, , Maynooth University, Ireland, , Maynooth University, Ireland, , Maynooth University, Ireland
Published 2021


Software testing can be regarded as an art, a craft, and a science. The practical, step-by-step approach presented in this book provides a bridge between these different viewpoints. A single worked example runs throughout, with consistent use of test automation. Each testing technique is introduced in the context of this example, helping students see its strengths and weaknesses. The technique is then explained in more detail, providing a deeper understanding of underlying principles. Finally the limitations of each technique are…

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  • A single running example is demonstrated in progressively more complex approaches, so students can easily see the strengths and limitations of each approach in theory and practice
  • Test automation is used consistently throughout in TestNG, Selenium, and JaCoCo which provide good representative examples of the range of available tools
  • Programming exercises are provided on the web, along with Java source code for all the worked examples in the book

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