Effective Software Testing: A developer's guide (Manning)
Wednesday, 04 May 2022

This book reveals a systemic and effective approach to software testing aimed at making the entire development process more efficient. .Dr. Maurício Aniche looks at how to customize your testing coverage and catch bugs in tricky corner cases. The book shows techniques drawn from proven research in software engineering, and each chapter puts a new technique into practice. The real-world cases and detailed code samples show how to enginee tests that find bugs in edge cases and parts of code normally untested.



Author: Dr. Maurício Aniche
Publisher: Manning
Date: April 2022
Pages: 328
Audience: General
Level: Intermediate
Category: Theory & Techniques 

  • Engineer tests with a much higher chance of finding bugs   
  • Read code coverage metrics and use them to improve your test suite
  • Understand when to use unit tests, integration tests, and system tests
  • Use mocks and stubs to simplify your unit testing
  • Think of pre-conditions, post-conditions, invariants, and contracts
  • Implement property-based tests
  • Utilize coding practices like dependency injection and hexagonal architecture that make your software easier to test
  • Write good and maintainable test code


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