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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


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I hope this chapter has made you curious about mathematics and makes you want to keep an open eye for it everywhere and an open mind for it as well, enjoying the little magic inherent to it. In this chapter, we looked at several algorithms and concepts that can help you grow your mathematical skills. We also saw how to put some of them into practice with exploratory testing (creating a web crawler), showing our data by creating dashboards, and our first approach to artificial intelligence with the test cases analyzer.

So far, we have seen concepts that could be applied to most applications. However, they cannot be applied to all applications equally or straightforwardly. In...