STAREAST 2003 - Software Testing Conference


Requirements-Based Testing: An Overview

In this article, the author discusses how to deliver more function, in less time, and with fewer resources while maintaining a high level of quality. He details how poorly written requirements can lead to major system errors. This paper also explains why good requirements are a critical part of any successful project.

Gary Mogyorodi, BIT, Inc.

Revolutionize Your Automation with Application Maps and Keywords

This article details the directory structure of KWA (Keyword Architecture). The benefits of using KWA are also discussed.

Dion Johnson, Pointe Technology Group
Scripting for Testing 101: An Introduction

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Brian Marick, Testing Foundations
Seven Habits of Highly Insecure Software

Many security bugs escape traditional testing techniques and the authors wanted to find out why. They studied thousands of real security bugs. They asked themselves what the cause of the bugs were and how they could have found them during testing. This paper explains what they found and how your team can benefit from it.

Herbert Thompson, Security Innovation LLC
Software Test for Embedded and Real-Time Systems

Conference Presentation Software Test for Embedded and Real-Time Systems

Jon Hagar, Jon Hagar Inc.

STAREAST 2003: How to Break Software

This course will provide you with some ideas to make your testing more effective. These ideas require self-study, practice, practice, and more practice. Take a look inside as James Whittaker teaches you how to break software.

James Whittaker, Florida Institute of Technology

STAREAST 2003: Implementing a Test Automation Framework

This paper discusses how to properly implement a test automation framework. You will learn keys to automation success, how to design test library architecture, and how to develop project implementation models.

Linda Hayes, WorkSoft

STAREAST 2003: Rapid Web Testing in a High-Velocity Environment

This paper discusses implementing METS (Minimal Essential Testing Strategy) for your test team. METS is a strategy to help get the essential testing for your project done within the time frame allowed. Step by step instructions for using this methodology are included.

Greg Paskal, Kinko's

STAREAST 2003: Surviving the Top Ten Challenges of Software Test Automation

In this paper, Mr. Rice discusses what it takes to survive the top ten challenges of software test automation. Detailed explanations of solutions to these common problems facing teams are also included.

Randy Rice, Rice Consulting Services Inc

STAREAST 2003: Testing Web Site Security

This article details a ten step program for testing the security of a Web site. It also gives an overview of security testing tools and resources. Learn why implementing the appropriate security protocols for your Web site will benefit your company.

Steve Splaine, Neilson Media Research


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