Evaluate Weigh the pros and cons of technologies, products and projects you are considering.

Practical Model-Based Testing: A Tools Approach -- Chapter 1, The Challenge

Model-based testing offers testers and developers a new approach. This free chapter download explains what model-based testing is and how it can help your organization.


As a registered member of SearchSoftwareQuality.com, you're entitled to a complimentary copy of Chapter 1 of Practical Model-Based Testing: A Tools Approach written by Mark Utting and Bruno Legeard and published by Morgan Kaufmann, a division of Elsevier. Chapter 1: " The Challenge" defines software testing in general and explains how model-based testing works. There are graphs, diagrams and a lengthy example of model-based testing in a smart card application.



Practical Model-Based Testing: A Tools Approach

Book description:

This book gives a practical introduction to model-based testing, showing how to write models for testing purposes and how to use model-based testing tools to generate test suites. It is aimed at testers and software developers who wish to use model-based testing, rather than at tool-developers or academics. The book focuses on the mainstream practice of functional black box testing and covers different styles of models, especially transition-based models (UML state machines) and pre/post models (UML/OCL specifications and B notation). The steps of applying model-based testing are demonstrated on examples and case studies from a variety of software domains, including embedded software and information systems. From this book you will learn:

  • The basic principles and terminology of model-based testing
  • How model-based testing differs from other testing processes
  • How model-based testing fits into typical software lifecycles such as agile software development methods and the Unified Process
  • The benefits and limitations of model-based testing, its cost effectiveness and how it can reduce time-to-market
  • A step-by-step process for applying model-based testing
  • How to write good models for model-based testing
  • How to use a variety of test selection criteria to control the tests that are generated from your models
  • How model-based testing can connect to existing automated test execution platforms such as Mercury Test Director, Java JUnit, and proprietary test execution environments

>> Read Chapter 1: .

>> Buy the book




Printed with permission from Morgan Kaufmann, a division of Elsevier. Copyright 2007. "Practical Model-Based Testing: A Tools Approach" by Mark Utting and Bruno Legeard. For more information about this title, please visit www.books.elsevier.com.
This was last published in August 2007

Dig Deeper on Automated Software Testing

PRO+

Content

Find more PRO+ content and other member only offers, here.

Start the conversation

Send me notifications when other members comment.

By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy

Please create a username to comment.

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchMicroservices

TheServerSide.com

SearchCloudApplications

SearchAWS

SearchBusinessAnalytics

SearchFinancialApplications

SearchHealthIT

DevOpsAgenda

Close