Archive for April 2013

Top 10 Books for Testers

Today at Software Testing Club – A community for software testers, Huib Schoots – TESTBASH Speaker posted:

Every year the Dutch association for software testers TestNet organizes two one-day conferences. This year TestNet has chosen context-driven testing as the theme for their autumn event in October (call for papers is here). To help the Dutch testers community evolve to learn more and do more skilled testing Huib Schoots wants to advocate some interesting books to the community.
Huib needs your help! Please fill in the form and Enter your Top 10 Books for Testers along with your Email and then Submit.  
Huib will collect the submissions and create a top 25/50.
Deadline: May 10.
I am not an expert to list down top testing books but I recommend fellow testers to read the following books: As I scan my shelfari, where I save books which I would like to read or I have been reading. (So, I have submitted).
Many feel like same books, but these Books will teach you and make you a good tester.

These Top 10 Books are not listed in order to Read.
  1.  Software Testing Techniques : Boris Beizer
  2. Lessons Learned in Software Testing : Cem Kaner
  3. Software Testing Career Package - A Software Tester's Journey from Getting a Job to Becoming a Test Leader : Vijay Shinde
  4. Rapid Software Testing: James Bach and Michael Bolton
  5. BBST Course : Cem Kaner
  6. How to Break Software : James A. Whittaker
  7. The Art of Software Testing : Glenford J.Myers
  8. A Practitioner’s Guide to Software Test Design : Lee Copeland
  9. Agile Testing: A Practical Guide for Testers and Agile Teams : Lisa Crispin
  10. Software Test Automation – Effective Use of Test Execution Tools : Mark Fewster, Dorothy Graham

Till then "Research, Learn and Share".

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Quote of the day:
“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” -Maria Robinson

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Testing Definitions ...

In Software Industry, Many people think: "Software Testing as hunting for Bugs".

Here are the definitions from the top testing professionals, across the world.

JAMES BACH: “Testing is questioning a product in order to evaluate it

CEM KANER: “Software Testing is an empirical investigation conducted to provide stakeholders with information about the quality of the product or service under test

MICHAEL BOLTON: “Testing is a process of exploration, discovery, investigation and learning the product

These definitions will enhance your productivity at work and helps testers to deliver a quality product.

Testers are the core team members and act as a bridge between Development Team and Customers (Client).

Till then "Research, Learn and Share".
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Quote of the day:
"Great hopes make great people." -Thomas Fuller

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