Software Testing

A Series by Gerald M. Weinberg

Perfect Software and Other Illusions About Testing
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Series: The Psychology of Technology, Book 4 · Software Testing, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,550. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Training and certification
James Bach says, "Read this book and get your head straight about testing. I consider Jerry (Weinberg) to be the greatest living tester." Answers the questions that puzzle the most people: Why do we have to bother testing? Why not just test everything? What is it that makes testing so hard? Why does testing take so long? Is perfect software even possible? Why can't we just accept a few bugs?
Are Your Lights On?
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Series: Consulting Secrets, Book 6 · Software Testing, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,450. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Interdisciplinary
Whether you are a novice or a veteran, this powerful little book will make you a more effective problem solver. Anyone involved in product and systems development will appreciate this practical guide, which has become a cult classic. "...one of the funniest, yet helpful books in print. The authors do a great job in making difficulties into anecdotes while providing helpful & valuable advice"
What Did You Say? The Art of Giving and Receiving Feedback
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Series: Consulting Secrets, Book 3 · Software Testing, Book 3. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,740. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
This brief and engaging book can be of use to anyone who has to interact with other people. How to offer feedback when asked or hired to do so. Why feedback tells more about the giver than the receiver. How feedback is distorted or resisted by the receiver's point of view and defense mechanisms. And in dozens of enjoyable vignettes, how humans have struggled to understand each others' responses.
An Introduction to General Systems Thinking
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Series: Systems Thinking, Book 1 · Software Testing, Book 4. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,140. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Interdisciplinary
For more than thirty-five years, this book has been hailed as an innovative introduction to systems theory, with applications in software development and testing, medicine, engineering, social sciences, architecture, and beyond. Used in university courses and professional seminars all over the world, the text has proven its ability to open minds and sharpen thinking.
Becoming a Technical Leader
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Series: The Psychology of Technology, Book 5 · Consulting Secrets, Book 5 · Software Testing, Book 5. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,430. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
A personalized guide to developing the qualities that make a successful technical leader. We all possess the ingredients for leadership, some better developed than others. The book focuses on the problem-solving style–a unique blend of skills in 3 main areas: innovation, motivation, and organization. Ways to analyze your own leadership skills, with practical steps for developing those skills.
Weinberg on Writing: The Fieldstone Method
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Series: Consulting Secrets, Book 4 · Software Testing, Book 6. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,230. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
"a delight, a wise and warm book on overcoming the perils of trying to write."—Gabriele Rico, author of Writing the Natural Way "smart, funny, memorable, wise, engaging...most important, it is all stuff that works"—Howard S. Becker, author of Writing for Social Scientists "a gift to writers at all levels—Penny Raife Durant, award-winning author
The Secrets of Consulting
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Series: Consulting Secrets, Book 1 · Software Testing, Book 7. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,990. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
If you are a consultant, or ever use a consultant, this book is for you. The author draws on his 50+ years of consulting experience to share his secrets about the often irrational world of consulting. "This is a great book. Period! ...this advice is clearly applicable to more than just consulting; it is applicable to life in general." "The book is truly wonderful. A must have!" - Amazon reviews
More Secrets of Consulting
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Series: Consulting Secrets, Book 2 · Software Testing, Book 8. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,200. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Programming
A sequel or extension to The Secrets of Consulting, but the two books may be read in either order. An Amazon reviewer says: "Just buy this book and improve your life. I add Mr. Weinberg to a short list of those authors and persons in my life that have made me a better person and provided some direction to the chaos of the universe."
Bi-Quinary Rescue
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Series: Software Testing, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
This is the short story that inspired the novel, "Mistress of Molecules." It shows what a little logic can do in the face of an emotional crisis. Also contains opening chapters of "Mistress of Molecules."