Start incorporating quality into your software development process today. Author Aaron Dolberg demonstrates the different kinds of software testing (from black box to white box) and how to fit each one into your development cycle.

Learn how to make sure your team is on the same page when it comes to quality by developing criteria for ranking the priority and severity of issues. Then find out how to test and report issues, and how to use a tracking system to manage the process and the results.
Lastly, Aaron explains how automating some of the testing can make the QA process more efficient and objective. In the end, you'll be able to better understand the overall health of your product, and ensure your team is meeting quality goals with every release.

Topics include:

  • How to think about quality
  • Incorporating black box, white box, and grey box testing into your process
  • Understanding your quality goals
  • Ranking issues by priority and severity
  • Testing core functionality
  • Testing the backend
  • Using a test case management system
  • Interpreting bug models
  • Recording defects automatically