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Beautiful Testing
Beautiful Testing
Published Date : 2009/10
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9780596159818

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Book Description
Source: ENG
Academic Descriptors: A93606500
Place of Publication: United States
Textual Format: Computer Applications
Academic Level: Extracurricular

Just how critical is testing to the success of a software project? And how can you make these tests simple yet maintainable, flexible, and efficient? This unique book offers essays from 25 leading software testers that illustrate the qualities and techniques necessary to make testing an art in itself. Through personal anecdotes, you'll learn how each of these professionals developed best practices for testing a wide range of software projects involving XMPP, GUI tools, Open Map applications, and more. Topics of this book include: OLPC project testing - Mel Chua (The Open Planning Project); Open Maps application testing - Steve Coast (founder of OpenStreetMap); AbiWord open source app testing - Kamran Khan (AbiWord word processor); GNU Compiler Collection tool testing - Mark Mitchell (GCC); GUI Tools - Adam Christian and Mikeal Rogers (OSAF/Mozilla); Python Language testing - Neal Norwitz; Network testing frameworks - Jim Walker (OpenSolaris); and, XMPP Protocol testing - Remko Troncon (Jabber). "Beautiful Testing" provides you with knowledge gained from years of experience that you can put to the test on your own projects.Spectacle Media Spectacles of the Contemporary Moment Guy Debord and The Society of the Spectacle In This Book Chapter 1: Barack Obama, the Power Elite and Media Spectacle Media Spectacle, Celebrity, and Contemporary U.S. Politics Media Spectacle in Election 2008 Politics of the Spectacle in the Contemporary Era The Obama Presidency and its Challenges Chapter 2: The North African Arab Uprisings: From Tunisia to Egypt to Libya and Beyond Sparks in Tunisia Insurrection in Egypt The Qaddafi Spectacle Tumult in the Arab World The Arab Uprisings and Counterrevolution Chapter 3: War in Libya: Challenges of Liberal Humanitarian Interventions Phase One: No-fly Zone Phase Two: NATO Takes Command Month Three: Stalemate The Arab Uprisings and Counterrevolution (continued) Libyan Rebels Gain Momentum Libya Month Three: From Stalemate to Endgame? The NATO Libyan Intervention, the Death of Qaddafi, and the Dilemmas of Liberal-Humanitarian War Chapter 4: Spectacles of Terror The Osama Bin Laden Spectacle The Death of Bin Laden, Terror War, and the Arab Uprising Obama, Israel, and Avenging Bin Laden Spectacles of Violence and State Repression in the Middle East, and the Capture of Ratko Mladic, and the CNN/Fox Spectacle of Terror The Dark Side of the Spectacle: Terror in Norway, the UK Riots, and Ten Years After 9/11 Chapter 5: Theorizing the Contemporary Moment: From the Arab Uprisings Through the Occupy Everywhere! Media Spectacle and MurdochGate Barack Obama and the Politics of the Spectacle, Media Spectacle, Al-Jazeera, and the Arab Uprising From Occupy Wall Street to Occupy Everywhere! 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(1971) 'The Information Available in Pictures' Leonardo, 4:1, pp. 27-35) New Perspective Nelson Goodman (Source: Goodman, N. (1971) 'On J. J. Gibson's New Perspective' Leonardo, 4:4, pp.359-360) Misreading with Nelson Goodman James Elkins (Source: Elkins, J. (1993) 'What Really Happens in Pictures? Misreading with Nelson Goodman' Word and Image, 9:4, pp.349-362) Part Two: Text & Image The Images of Pictures and Words Rudolf Armheim (Source: Arnheim, R. (1986) 'The Images of Pictures and Words', Word and Image, 2:4, pp.306-310) Divide and Narrate: the Icon-Symbol Tension in Seurat Wendy Steiner (Source: Wendy, S. (1986) 'Divide and Narrate: the Icon-Symbol Tension in Seurat', Word and Image, 2:4, pp.342-347) Readerly Visuality Ellen J. Esrock (Source: Esrock, E. J. (1993) 'A Proposal for Integrating Readerly Visuality into Literary Studies: Reflections on Italo Calvino', Word and Image, 9:2, pp.114-121) Rene Magritte's 'Les mots et les images' Lisa K. Lipinski (Source: Lipinski, L.K. (1995) '"When the trees of language are shaken by rhizomes" in Rene Magritte's "Les mots et les images"' Word and Image, 11:3, pp.216-224) The Absent Image Gary Shapiro (Source: Shapiro, G. (2007) 'The Absent Image: Ekphrasis and the "Infinite Relation" of Translation' Journal of Visual Culture 6:1, pp.13-24) The Convention of Captioning and W.G. Sebald Elizabeth Chaplin (Source: Chaplin, E. (2006) 'The Convention of Captioning: W.G. Sebald and the Release of the Captive Image' Visual Studies, 21:1,pp.42-53) Part Three: Image as Thought A Plea for Visual Thinking Rudolf Arnheim (Source: Arnheim, R. (1980) 'A Plea for Visual Thinking'. Critical Inquiry, 6:3, pp.489-497) Perceptual Metaphor Donald Brook (Source: Brook, D. (1986) 'Perceptual Metaphor' Word and Image, 2:4, pp.333-341) Picturing Vision Joel Snyder (Source: Snyder, J. (1980) 'Picturing Vision'. Critical Inquiry, 6:3, pp.499-526) How to 'See' With the Whole Body Joyce Brodsky (Source: Brodsky, J. (2002) 'How to "See" with the Whole Body' Visual Studies, 17:2, 99-112) Body Images Antonio Damasio (Source: Damasio, A. (2003) Looking for Spinoza. Harvill Press, pp.194-206) Thought-Images Sigrid Weigel(Source: Weigel, S (1996) 'Thought-Images: A re-reading of of the Angel of History'. Body- and Image-Space: Re-reading Walter Benjamin. London: Routledge, pp.49-60) Volume Three: Image Theory Part One: Art History The End of Image Theory Otto Pacht(Source: Pacht, O. 2000. 'The End of the Image Theory'. In Christopher S. Wood (ed), The Vienna School Reader: Politics and Art Historical Method in the 1930s. New York: Zone Books, pp.181- 94) The Arrested Image and the Moving Eye E.H. Gombrich (Source: Gombrich, E.H. (1980) 'Standards of Truth: The Arrested Image and the Moving Eye' in W.J.T. Mitchell (ed.) The Language of Images, University of Chicago Press, pp.181-217) Crossing Frontiers Philippe-Alain Michaud (Source: Michaud, P-A. (2004) Aby Warburg and the Image in Motion. Cambridge: MIT Press, pp. 277-291) Part Two: Beyond Semiotics The Third Meaning Roland Barthes (Source: Barthes, R. (1985) 'The Third Meaning', The Responsibility of Forms. Farrar, Straus & Giroux (Hill & Wang), pp. 41-62) Semiotics and Art History Mieke Bal and Norman Bryson (Source: Bal, M. and Bryson, N. (1991) 'Semiotics and Art History' Art Bulletin LXXIII:2, pp.174-208) Nonsemiotic Elements in Pictures James Elkins (Source: Elkins, J. (1995) 'Marks, Traces, Traits, Contours, Orli, and Splendores: Nonsemiotic Elements in Pictures'. Critical Inquiry 21:4, pp.822-60) Part Three: Psychoanalysis The Gaze Jacques Lacan (Source: Lacan, J. (1998) from The Four Fundamental Concepts of Psycho-Analysis, tr. A. Sheridan. Vintage, pp.82-103) Woman as Image (Man as Bearer of the Look) Laura Mulvey (Source: Mulvey, L. (2009) from Visual and Other Pleasures. 2nd Edition.Palgrave Macmillan, pp.14-27) Cindy Sherman's Untitled Film Stills Joan Copjec (Source: Copjec, J. (2002) from Imagine There's No Woman: Ethics and Sublimation. MIT Press, pp.67, 73-80) The Gaze in the Expanded Field Norman Bryson (Source: Bryson, N. (1988) 'The Gaze in the Expanded Field', in H.Foster (ed.) Vision and Visuality. Bay Press, pp.87-108.) Part Four: Phenomenology Eye and Mind Maurice Merleau-Ponty (Source: Merleau-Ponty, M. (1964) from The Primacy of Perception. Northwestern University Press, pp.162-9) Imagination Mikel Dufrenne (Source: Dufrenne M. (1973) from 'Representation and Imagination' in The Phenomenology of Aesthetic Experience, tr. Edward S. Casey. Northwestern University Press, pp. 345-53) Part Five: Between Mediums On the Very Idea of a 'Specific' Medium Diarmuid Costello (Source: Costello, D. (2008) 'On the Very Idea of a "Specific" Medium: Michael Fried and Stanley Cavell on Painting and Photography as Arts'. Critical Inquiry 34:2, pp.274-312) Visual and audiovisual: From Image to Moving Image Sean Cubitt (Source: Cubitt, S. 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(2003) 'Symbol, Idol and Murti: Hindu God-Images and the Politics of Mediation', Culture, Theory and Critique, Vol.44, No.1, pp.57-72) Photo-Sharing Susan Murray(Source: Murray, S. (2008) 'Digital Images, Photo-sharing, and Our Shifting Notions of Everyday Aesthetics' Journal of Visual Culture 7:2, pp.147-163) Part Two: Image and Memory Involuntary Memory Marcel Proust(Source: Proust, M. (2002) from In Search of Lost Time: Volume 1: The Way By Swann's, tr. L.Davis. London: Penguin, pp.47-50) Ways of Remembering John Berger(Source: Berger, J. (1997) from The Camerawork Essays: Context and Meaning in Photography, Jessica Evans (ed.). River Oram Press, pp.42-51) Notes on Myth, Memory and Technology Justin Lorentzen(Source: Lorentzen, J. (1993) 'Snapshots: Notes on Myth, Memory and Technology: Short Fictions Concerning the Camera', Chris Jenks (ed.) Cultural Reproduction. Routledge, pp.135-139) The Image of 'Accidental Napalm' Robert Hariman and John Louis(Source: Hariman, R. and Louis, J. (2003) 'Public Identity and Collective Memory in U.S. Iconic Photography: The Image of "Accidental Napalm"', Critical Studies in Media Communications, Vol.20, No.11, pp.35-66) Bearing Personal Witness Barbie Zelizer(Source: Zelizer, B. (2002) Media, Culture, and Society, 24:5, pp.697-714) Obama and Image Susan Buck-Morss(Source: Buck-Morss, S. (2009) 'Obama and Image' Culture, Theory and Critique, Vol. 50, no. 2-3, pp.145-164) Part Three: Visual Evidence Visible Materials Jon Wagner(Source: Wagner, J. (2006) 'Visible Materials, Visualised Theory and Images of Social Research' Visual Studies, 21:1, pp.55-69) Talking about pictures: a case for photo elicitation Douglas Harper (Source: Harper, D. (2002) 'Talking about pictures: a case for photo elicitation'. Visual Studies, 17:1, 2002, pp.13-26) The Prosthetic Eye Christopher Pinney (Source: Pinney, C. 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