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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


Funnily enough, as I am writing these lines, I am actually facing a big case of impostor’s syndrome as the book is about to be done and become a reality. Writing this chapter has helped me remember why I was writing the book in the first place and inspired me to keep working hard on it. I hope this energy flows to you somehow through these pages, too, and that you enjoyed reading it as much as I enjoyed writing it.

In this chapter, we saw some tips on how to challenge your career, find topics that inspire you to get to the next level, align them to your working and learning styles so that you can build your career plan, and finally, find time to work on it. We also learned ways of helping others in your team grow, reaching even higher levels, and how to handle self-sabotage. We finalized this chapter by talking about a very important subject that must never be forgotten: your reason for doing what you do, alongside the ethics related to testing and what the future...