This thoroughly revised and updated book, now in its second edition, intends to be much more comprehensive book on software testing. The treatment of the subject in the second edition maintains to provide an insight into the practical aspects of software testing, along with the recent technological development in the field, as in the previous edition, but with significant additions. These changes are designed to provide in-depth understanding of the key concepts.
Commencing with the introduction, the book builds up the basic concepts of quality and software testing. It, then, elaborately discusses the various facets of verification and validation, methodologies of both static testing and dynamic testing of the software, covering the concepts of structured group examinations, control flow and data flow, unit testing, integration testing, system testing and acceptance testing. The text also focuses on the importance of the cost-benefit analysis of testing processes, test automation, object-oriented applications, client-server and web-based applications. The concepts of testing commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software as well as object-oriented testing have been described in detail. Finally, the book brings out the underlying concepts of usability and accessibility testing. Career in software testing is also covered in the book.
The book is intended for the undergraduate and postgraduate students of computer science and engineering for a course in software testing.
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