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Advanced Software Testing: Guide to the ISTQB Advanced Certification as an Advanced Test Analyst (Volume - 1) is designed for technical test analysts who wish to learn about this field. This book teaches its readers to learn skills in test analysis, test design, test execution, test results evaluation, and test tools and automation. The author focuses on advanced topics, rather than just the fundamentals. He has included concepts that a technical practitioner regularly requires in his or her work. Complex topics like the application of structural techniques, and details about dynamic analysis are covered in this book.
Advanced Software Testing: Guide to the ISTQB Advanced Certification as an Advanced Test Analyst (Volume - 1 has a hands-on approach, and includes many exercises that help professionals put their theoretical knowledge to practical use. Some chapters covered in the book are Test Management, Incident (defect) Management, and Test tools and Automation.
This book follows the International Software Testing Qualifications Board’s (ISTQB) Advanced Level Syllabus. Those preparing for the ISTQB Advanced Level Technical Test Analyst exam will find this book to be of great help. Sample questions are arranged as per their difficulty levels. Those not giving the exam, like test managers, test directors, test analysts, and programmers, will find that learning about the advanced topics can help in their professional life.
Black says that the aim of this book is to help readers structure, analysis and evaluate software systems, conduct technical testing activities, and implement specialized techniques to complete projects. The author of Advanced Software Testing: Guide to the ISTQB Advanced Certification as an Advanced Test Analyst (Volume - 1) encourages his readers to become better in the field of software testing.
About Rex Black
Rex Black is an American author, software engineer, and entrepreneur.
Black has written many books, some of which are Foundations of Software Testing, Critical Testing Processes: Plan, Prepare, Perform, Perfect, and Pragmatic Software Testing: Becoming an Effective and Efficient Test Professional. These have been published in Russian, Chinese, Indian, Hebrew and Japanese editions. Managing the Testing Process: Practical Tools and Techniques for Managing Hardware and Software Testing has sold more than thirty-thousand copies worldwide. Black is also a member of the editorial board of Software Test & Performance Magazine. He has attended many international conferences where he has presented papers, conducted workshops, written articles, and given keynote speeches.
Black was born in 1964. He graduated in 1990 with a Bachelors of Science degree in Computer Science and Engineering. The author has been working in the field of software engineering for more than two decades. He is the founder and President of Rex Black Consulting Services, Inc. Black has taught at the University of Texas at Austin- Center for Lifelong Engineering Education, and has designed the curriculum for software testing at Villanova University.