STARWEST 2002: How to Break Software
Trying to figure out how you can become a more effective tester? That's easy: Become a better bug hunter. This tutorial uncovers the root cause of software failure and offers specific, prescriptive strategies you can use to expose bugs-and system interfaces-to testing scrutiny. James Whittaker shows you examples of real bugs and diagnoses their cause, while giving you the opportunity to ask questions based on your own determinations. He also describes a set of testing techniques designed to help find bugs in your applications more quickly. You'll even walk away with some fun exercises to help create a better overall testing culture at your company.