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How to Test a Time Machine

By : Noemí Ferrera
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How to Test a Time Machine

By: Noemí Ferrera

Overview of this book

From simple websites to complex applications, delivering quality is crucial for achieving customer satisfaction. How to Test a Time Machine provides step-by-step explanations of essential concepts and practical examples to show you how you can leverage your company's test architecture from different points in the development life cycle. You'll begin by determining the most effective system for measuring and improving the delivery of quality applications for your company, and then learn about the test pyramid as you explore it in an innovative way. You'll also cover other testing topics, including cloud, AI, and VR for testing. Complete with techniques, patterns, tools, and exercises, this book will help you enhance your understanding of the testing process. Regardless of your current role within development, you can use this book as a guide to learn all about test architecture and automation and become an expert and advocate for quality assurance. By the end of this book, you'll be able to deliver high-quality applications by implementing the best practices and testing methodologies included in the book.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Part 1 Getting Started – Understanding Where You Are and Where You Want to Go
Part 2 Changing the Status – Tips for Better Quality
Part 3 Going to the Next Level – New Technologies and Inspiring Stories
Appendix – Self-Assessment

Closing thoughts

In this section, we will discuss some final topics that I felt were important to add to this book. All these are my personal opinions, and I have a lot of room for discussion, so let us start discussing it in a healthy way. Feel free to reach out to me online and let me know your thoughts about them.

In the next section, we will discuss ways to find goals to work on.

Finding your why

In a book by Simon Sinek called Find Your Why [5], the author starts a movement to help people find things that inspire them. I think this is also valid for the quality field.

It is important to keep your current goal in mind to focus on what is important for you, your career, and your organization. You can have more than one goal in mind. Let me give you an example.

My main goal in life is to make the world a better place, even if just a little bit. This goal is very broad, which allows me to break it down into sub-goals that are more specific and achievable. For example...