Chris Plambeck rated it it was amazing Feb 25, Most especially, I found Cem Kaner’s free online testing class much more informative and useful. What you will learn: However, I was really hoping this book would actually have shown more code, both in the sense of the testing code, and the code that’s being tested. Typographical errors in this book are relatively few and far between, and they’re minor enough that you have to laud the copy-editors who likely have no background and even less enjoyment in software testing for doing as well as they did.

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Filipe Freire rated it it was amazing Dec 08, However, without comprehensive testing, it is impossible to create successful and reliable software. Who this book is for: It’s fundamentional book of testing software. Lists with This Book.

Testing Computer Software by Cem Kaner

Testing Computer Software, 2nd Edition. Feb 25, Mikhail rated it really liked it. Ludmila Ekzamengirl rated it it was amazing Nov 14, Book is very much about teaching you the fundamentals and doing it in such a way that you can easily learn it.


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Unfortunately, there is also the minor issue of technological advancement. Excellent book that will teach you the fundamentals of software testing.

Test case design Characteristics of a good test Equivalence classes and boundary values Visible state transitions Race conditions and ediyion time dependencies Load testing Error guessing Function equivalence testing: If someone tries to sell you a silver bullet, for better or worse, you are likely to find a sofgware of relevance here.

While the examples are testimg of date, testing methodology doesn’t really change if you’re testing dot matrix printers or iPhone apps. Jun 02, Adib rated it it was amazing. Best Selling in Textbooks, Education See all. This item doesn’t belong on this page. Added to Your Shopping Cart. Testing Printers and other devices. Prior to his professorship, Kaner worked in the software industry beginning in in Silicon Valley “as a tester, programmer, tech writer, software development manager, product development director, and independent software development consultant.

Testing Computer Software, 2nd Edition

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Probably a bit outdated, but I think the principles are still applicable.


Successful consumer software testiing have learned how to produce high-quality products under tight time and budget constraints. This book is great giving you a rundown on what to expect in the testing process and how to go about thinking of test cases. Thorough explanation of motivation, challenges, editjon terminology.

Testing Computer Software, 2nd Ed

The authors have all been test managers and software development managers at well-known Silicon Valley software companies. Rian Mueller rated it it was amazing Mar 11, The Objectives and Limits of Testing. Sure, there are still many potential hiccups in those areas, but not so many as this book suggests–if only because of the drastic changes in the atmosphere of software that inevitably take place over the years. The information in this book is extremely useful for anyone in the software testing business.

I will recommend this book for fresher. See details for additional description. PaperbackSecond Editionpages.