Visual Basic for Testers by Joe SweeneyVisual Basic for Testers by Joe Sweeney

Visual Basic for Testers

byJoe Sweeney

Paperback | August 2, 2001

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Software testing is a skill. Experience, training, self-study, and a good intuition are what make a good software test engineer. Most test engineers I know are con­ tinually striving to learn more about technology. A test engineer is expected to know at least a little about practically everything-from operating systems to networks to databases-in order to be able to find bugs and report them articu­ lately. What I always say to new testers is that this is a great profession for those of us who love to learn continuously. It's like you've never left college-you must study constantly. (Of course, that also makes it a good place to be if you like to feel constantly inadequate! You can never know enough. ) So, this book is for that self-motivated test engineer who is intent on continually upgrading his or her knowledge and now wants to learn more about automated software testing. This book is also for you test leads and managers who want to know what Visual Basic can do for your test project. A not -so-well-kept secret of automated software testing is that the major tools available commercially don't do every­ thing you need them to do, in spite of their advertisements. It's probably unrealistic to expect any tool to be able to fully support the automated testing required for so many diverse applications.
Mary Romero Sweeney has been developing, using, and testing software systems for over 20 years for companies including Boeing, and Software Test Labs. She authored Visual Basic for Testers and speaks frequently at major software testing conferences. Mary is a college professor and also performs independent consultation and training thr...
Title:Visual Basic for TestersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:539 pages, 9.25 × 7.52 × 0 inPublished:August 2, 2001Publisher:ApressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1893115534

ISBN - 13:9781893115538