Foundation Of Software Testing: ISTQB Certification is a complete guide to the ISTQB Foundation level examination.
Summary Of The Book
The International Software Testing Qualifications Board is an Edinburgh based certifying organization. This organization offers internationally recognized certifications to software testing professionals. There are various levels of certifications available, according to the expertise of the candidate.
The candidate can choose from four levels of certifications. The basic level is the ISTQB Foundation Level certificate. The certificate awarded in Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL). The next stage is advanced level. There are two advanced level certifications, the candidate needs to pass the first stage and then proceed to the next or they can just stop at the first stage. These certificates are called CTAL. The final stage is the Expert Level certification.
Foundation Of Software Testing: ISTQB Certification is a guide for the Foundation Level, written by the people who designed the syllabus for the exam. The book covers all the six topics prescribed by the syllabus for the Foundation Level exam.
It covers the fundamentals of testing, the testing process throughout the Software Life Cycle, static techniques of testing, techniques of test design, test management, and software testing tools. It contains extensive concept explanations and illustrations that clarify the concepts. The testing process, the steps in the process, and their effects are all discussed. Important definitions are highlighted, and each chapter ends with sample questions that reflect the model of the exam paper.
Foundation Of Software Testing: ISTQB Certification also contains a full length sample paper, a comprehensive glossary and also answer keys for exam questions. The book also provides numerous references for further reading on the subject.
About The Authors
Dorothy Graham is an experienced software engineer, consultant and teacher.
Her other books are Experiences of Automation, Software Test Automation, and Software Inspection.
Dorothy Graham began her career as a software engineer at Bell Labs, New Jersey. She then moved to the UK and worked for Ferranti Computer Systems. She then designed training courses for the National Computing Centre, and later started the consulting and training firm Grove Consultants. Since 2008, she is working as an independent consultant and trainer.
Erik van Veenendaal is a highly respected software testing consultant and author.
Other books by this author include Test Maturity Model integration (TMMi) - Guidelines for Test Process Improvement, Practical Risk-Based Testing - The PRISMA Approach, and Improving the Test Process.
Erik van Veenendaal worked as a software developer before moving to software testing. He founded Improve Quality Services BV, a firm that focuses on quality testing and test management. He was Vice-President of ISTQB from 2005 to 2009.
Rex Black is a software engineer and author.
He has also written other books including Managing the Testing Process: Practical Tools and Techniques for Managing Hardware and Software Testing, Advanced Software Testing: Volume 1, and Critical Testing Processes: Plan, Prepare, Perform, Perfect.
Rex Black is a graduate of the University of California at Los Angeles. He has taught courses on software testing at the Austin Center for Lifelong Engineering Education, an institute affiliated to the University of Texas. He is founder and CEO of RBCS Inc.
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