How Google Tests Software

Pioneering the Future of Software Test
Do you need to get it right, too? Then, learn from Google. Legendary testing expert James Whittaker, until recently a Google testing leader, and two top Google experts reveal exactly how Google tests software, offering brand-new best practices you can use even if you’re not quite Google’s size…yet!

Breakthrough Techniques You Can Actually Use
Discover 100% practical, amazingly scalable techniques for analyzing risk and planning tests…thinking like real users…implementing exploratory, black box, white box, and acceptance testing…getting usable feedback…tracking issues…choosing and creating tools…testing “Docs & Mocks,” interfaces, classes, modules, libraries, binaries, services, and infrastructure…reviewing code and refactoring…using test hooks, presubmit scripts, queues, continuous builds, and more. With these techniques, you can transform testing from a bottleneck into an accelerator—and make your whole organization more productive!

Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Introduction to Google Software Testing
Chapter 2. The Software Engineer in Test
Chapter 3. The Test Engineer
Chapter 4. The Test Engineering Manager
Chapter 5. Improving How Google Tests Software

Appendix A. Chrome OS Test Plan
Appendix B. Test Tours for Chrome
Appendix C. Blog Posts on Tools and Code

Book Details

  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional (March 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0321803027
  • ISBN-13: 978-0321803023
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