I found “How Google test Software” an amazing book which is a mix of automation and
manual test. Google and its innovation effort to do everything different and better is applied
in each aspect include Testing.
Below you can find many reviews from the book so you will have an idea how good is this book.
“James Whittaker has long had the pulse of the issues that are shaping
testing practice. In the decade of the Cloud Transformation, this book is a
must read not just for Googlers, but for all testers who want their practices
to remain relevant, competitive, and meaningful.”
—Sam Guckenheimer, Product Owner,Visual Studio Strategy, Microsoft
“Google has consistently been an innovator in the app testing space—
whether it’s blending test automation with manual efforts, melding inhouse
and outsourced resources, or more recently, pioneering the use of
in-the-wild testing to complement their in-the-lab efforts. This appetite for
innovation has enabled Google to solve new problems and launch better
In this book, James Whittaker provides a blueprint for Google’s success
in the rapidly evolving world of app testing.”
—Doron Reuveni, CEO and Cofounder, uTest
“This book is a game changer, from daily releases to heads-up displays.
James Whittaker takes a computer-science approach to testing that will be
the standard for software companies in the future. The process and technical
innovations we use at Google are described in a factual and entertaining
style. This book is a must read for anyone involved in software
—Michael Bachman, Senior Engineering Manager at Google Inc., AdSense/Display
“By documenting much of the magic of Google’s test engineering practices,
the authors have written the equivalent of the Kama Sutra for modern
—Alberto Savoia, Engineering Director, Google
“If you ship code in the cloud and want to build a strategy for ensuring a
quality product with lots of happy customers, you must study and seriously
consider the methods in this book.”
—Phil Waligora, Salesforce.com
To conclude, if you are working on testing you must buy it!!!!