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Reading list from BCS

General Testing BooksTitle: The Testing Practitioner
Author: Erik van Veenendaal
Publisher: UTN Publishers
Publication Date: 2002
ISBN: 9789072194657Title: Risk-based e-business Testing
Authors: Paul Gerrard and Neil Thompson
Publisher: Artech House
Publication Date: 2002
ISBN: 1580533140Title: Introducing Software Testing: A Practical Guide for Getting Started
Author: Louise Tamres, Simon Mills
Publisher: Pearson Education / Addison Wesley
Publication Date: 2002
ISBN: 0201719746 or 9780201719741Title: Lessons Learned in Software Testing: A Context Driven Approach
Authors: Cem Kaner, James Bach and Bret Pettichord
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons inc
Publication Date: 2002
ISBN: 0471081124Title: Software Testing: A Guide to the TMap Approach
Authors: Martin Pol, Ruud Teunissen and Erik Van Veenendaal
Publisher: Addison Wesley
Publication Date: 2002
ISBN: 0201745712 or 9780201745719Title: Systematic Software Testing
Authors: Rick D. Craig and Stefan P. Jaskiel
Publisher: Artech House
Publication Date: 2002
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„Suggest me what to learn for this field“

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„Suggest me what to learn for this field“ – how to change the career to software testing.
There is huge amount information on the web. Search google or any other search engine for keywords – software testing, testing or tester. And here you are – hundreds of links, articles, posts, etc. The problem is – where to find the most concentrated material for studying. Articles, magazines and blogs are ok, especially on specific topic. To see the full view of software testing field you need a book or a few of them. Try British Computer Society software testing certifications learning material. The syllabuses and the list of references – standards and books should help to learn more (and a lot) in this field.

how to test web services

How to test web services? the only answer i know at the moment - use SoapUI. An open-source GUI for easily creating and firing off SOAP requests.

You need:
to feed the WSDL - entering the url,
the program creates sample SOAP requests for you;you edit those in a simple XML editor;send it to see the response.(For today, have not got the proper response. The database needs to be changed. Will see the results later)

software testing standards for tester

Mandatory:BS-7925-1 Software Testing - VocabularyBS-7925-2 Standard for Software Component TestingIEEE 1028 IEEE Standard for Software ReviewsIEEE 1012 Standard for Software Verification and Validation -DescriptionISO 12207Systems and software engineering-Software life cycle processes
Higly recommended:
IEEE 610.12 Standard glossary of software engineering terminologyIEEE 1044 Classification for Software AnomaliesIEEE 829Software Test DocumentationIEEE 1008 Software Unit TestingIEC 60300-3-9 Dependability Management - Part 3: Application Guide - Section 9: Risk Analysis of Technological SystemsISO 15026 Information Technology - System and Software Integrity LevelsISO 9126 Software Quality ModelRTCA DO-178B Software Considerations in Airborne Systems and Equipment CertificationTMM Testing MaturityModel
Useful:IEEE 1008