Software Testing Books: Load Testing, Unit Testing, Functional Testing

A Coach Guide to Agile Testing

July 2, 2018 1

A Coach’s Guide to Agile Testing is part of the nice series proposed to Agile coaches by Samantha Laing and Karen Greaves. This book provides a complete plan to run a workshop where members of a Scrum team can understand and learn the concepts behind Agile Testing.

What Drives Software Quality

April 3, 2018 1

Software quality or the quality of software is a topic that generates many debates within the software development community. Is it about user satisfaction? Does it deliver value to the organization? Do we consider the quality of the code or its capability to change in the future, maybe with some automated tests to make sure nothing breaks? How good is “good enough”? In his book “What Drives Quality” Ben Linders tries to provide an overview of the quality perspectives during the software development life cycle.

A Practical Guide to Testing in DevOps

January 8, 2018 0

DevOps is currently a trendy approach in software development. The DevOps world mixes the Development and the Operation concepts, but where does software testing find its place in this new approach? This is the topic of the book “Practical Guide to Testing in DevOps” by Katrina Clokie.

Oblique Testing

September 21, 2016 0

In theory, we can consider software testing as a very rationale approach. You start from unit of code or requirements and then you create the tests that will prove that your software does what it is expected to do… and doesn’t create problems with edge cases. In his book Oblique Testing, Mike Talks propose to add an additional perspective to software testing using the oblique strategies approach.

Get Started with Visual Regression Testing and WebdriverIO

August 10, 2016 0

If you develop web sites, you are certainly aware of the side effects that some JavaScript code changes might have on your applications. Visual regression testing is a technique that allows monitoring these negative impacts. This book provides a quick step by step introduction to visual regression testing using the WebdriverIO open source tool.

Performance Testing with JMeter

February 22, 2016 1

Apache JMeter is one of the most well known open source tool that can be used to perform load testing or functional testing. The book Performance Testing with JMeter 2.9 written by Bayo Erinle provides you with the knowledge to start using JMeter and the basic concepts for successful performance testing.

Backbone.js Testing

November 23, 2015 0

Backbone.js is an open source JavaScript framework that aims to structure web applications by providing models with key-value binding and custom events, collections with a rich API of functions, views with declarative event handling and a RESTful JSON interface. The book “Backbone.js Testing” offers a nice overview on how to test JavaScript code in general, and more specifically Backbone.js applications.

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