Software Test Design
Software Test Design details best practices for testing software applications and writing comprehensive test plans. Written by an expert with over twenty years of experience in the high-tech industry, this guide will provide you with training and practical examples to improve your testing skills.
Thorough testing requires a thorough understanding of the functionality under test, informed by exploratory testing and described by a detailed functional specification. This book is divided into three sections, the first of which will describe how best to complete those tasks to start testing from a solid foundation.
Armed with the feature specification, functional testing verifies the visible behavior of features by identifying equivalence partitions, boundary values, and other key test conditions. This section explores techniques such as black- and white-box testing, trying error cases, finding security weaknesses, improving the user experience, and how to maintain your product in the ...
Taking Flutter to the Web
Using a shared codebase in addition to an extensive range of tools in the Flutter ecosystem optimized for browsers, the Flutter framework has expanded to enable you to bring your mobile apps to the web. You'll find out how web developers can leverage the Flutter framework for web apps with this hands-on guide.
Taking Flutter to the Web will help you learn all about the Flutter ecosystem by covering the tools and project structure that allows you to easily integrate Flutter into your web stack. You'll understand the concepts of cross-platform UI development and how they can be applied to web platforms. As you explore Flutter on the web, you'll become well-versed with using Flutter as an alternative UI platform for building adaptive and responsive designs for web apps.
By the end of this Flutter book, you'll have built and deployed a complete Flutter app for the web and have a roadmap ready to target the web for your existing Flutter mobile apps. ...
Mobile App Reverse Engineering
Mobile App Reverse Engineering is a practical guide focused on helping cybersecurity professionals scale up their mobile security skills. With the IT world's evolution in mobile operating systems, cybercriminals are increasingly focusing their efforts on mobile devices. This book enables you to keep up by discovering security issues through reverse engineering of mobile apps.
This book starts with the basics of reverse engineering and teaches you how to set up an isolated virtual machine environment to perform reverse engineering. You'll then learn about modern tools such as Ghidra and Radare2 to perform reverse engineering on mobile apps as well as understand how Android and iOS apps are developed. Next, you'll explore different ways to reverse engineer some sample mobile apps developed for this book. As you advance, you'll learn how reverse engineering can help in penetration testing of Android and iOS apps with the help of case stu ...
iOS Forensics for Investigators
Professionals working in the mobile forensics industry will be able to put their knowledge to work with this practical guide to learning how to extract and analyze all available data from an iOS device.
This book is a comprehensive, how-to guide that leads investigators through the process of collecting mobile devices and preserving, extracting, and analyzing data, as well as building a report. Complete with step-by-step explanations of essential concepts, practical examples, and self-assessment questions, this book starts by covering the fundamentals of mobile forensics and how to overcome challenges in extracting data from iOS devices. Once you've walked through the basics of iOS, you'll learn how to use commercial tools to extract and process data and manually search for artifacts stored in database files. Next, you'll find out the correct workflows for handling iOS devices and understand how to extract valuable information to track device usage. You'll also ...
Azure AI Services at Scale for Cloud, Mobile, and Edge
Take advantage of the power of cloud and the latest AI techniques. Whether you're an experienced developer wanting to improve your app with AI-powered features or you want to make a business process smarter by getting AI to do some of the work, this book's got you covered. Authors Anand Raman, Chris Hoder, Simon Bisson, and Mary Branscombe show you how to build practical intelligent applications for the cloud, mobile browsers, and edge devices using a hands-on approach.
This book shows you how cloud AI services fit in alongside familiar software development approaches, walks you through key Microsoft AI services, and provides real-world examples of AI-oriented architectures that integrate different Azure AI services. All you need to get started is a working knowledge of basic cloud concepts.
Become familiar with Azure AI offerings and capabilities; Build intelligent applications using Azure Cognitive Services; Train, tune, and deploy models with Azure Machine Learning, PyT ...
Practical Forensic Analysis of Artifacts on iOS and Android Devices
Leverage foundational concepts and practical skills in mobile device forensics to perform forensically sound criminal investigations involving the most complex mobile devices currently available on the market. Using modern tools and techniques, this book shows you how to conduct a structured investigation process to determine the nature of the crime and to produce results that are useful in criminal proceedings.
You'll walkthrough the various phases of the mobile forensics process for both Android and iOS-based devices, including forensically extracting, collecting, and analyzing data and producing and disseminating reports. Practical cases and labs involving specialized hardware and software illustrate practical application and performance of data acquisition (including deleted data) and the analysis of extracted information. You'll also gain an advanced understanding of computer forensics, focusing on mobile devices and other devices not classifiable a ...
UI Animations with Lottie and After Effects
Lottie is a small and scalable JSON-based animation file. LottieFiles is the platform where Lottie animations can be uploaded, tested, and shared. By combining the LottieFiles plugin and the LottieFiles platform, you'll be able to create stunning animations that are easy to integrate in any device. You'll also see how to use the Bodymovin plugin in After Effects to export your animation to a JSON file.
The book starts by giving you an overview of Lottie and LottieFiles. As you keep reading, you'll understand the entire Lottie ecosystem and get hands-on with classic 2D animation principles. You'll also get a step-by-step guided tour to ideate, sketch for storytelling, design an icon that will fulfill the needs and expectations of users based on UX, and finally animate it in Adobe After Effects. This will help you get familiar with the After Effects environment, work with vector shape layers, create and modify keyframes using layer properties, explore path and mask features, and adjus ...
Build Customized Apps with Amazon Honeycode
Amazon Honeycode enables you to build fully managed, customizable, and scalable mobile and web applications for personal or professional use with little to no code. With this practical guide to Amazon Honeycode, you'll be able to bring your app ideas to life, improving your and your team's/organization's productivity.
You'll begin by creating your very first app from the get-go and use it as a means to explore the Honeycode development environment and concepts. Next, you'll learn how to set up and organize the data to build and bind an app on Honeycode as well as deconstruct different templates to understand the common structures and patterns that can be used. Finally, you'll build a few apps from scratch and discover how to apply the concepts you've learned.
By the end of this app development book, you'll have gained the knowledge you need to be able to build and deploy your own mobile and web applications. You'll also be able to invite and share your app with peop ...
React and React Native, 4th Edition
From the basics of React to popular components such as Hooks, GraphQL, and NativeBase, this definitive guide will help you become a professional React developer in a step-by-step manner.
You'll begin by learning about the essential building blocks of React components. As you advance through the chapters, you'll work with higher-level functionalities in application development and then put your knowledge to work by developing user interface components for the web and native platforms. In the concluding chapters, you'll learn how to bring your application toget ...
Introducing Qt 6
Get started quickly with Qt, the popular open source C++ framework for building C++-based applications and games. This book will have you building both fully functional desktop and mobile applications in no time, including some simple game applications.
Introducing Qt 6 begins by guiding you in setting up your tools and environment, and then walks you through the first "baby steps" of Qt framework. Next, you'll learn the basics of how project and app structure are set up using Qt. Then, you'll begin your first real hands-on projects using Qt, including a task and problem management application and two games.
As you progress, you can enhance these apps and games using additional Qt components and features. The book then delves into advanced topics in Qt, learning above and beyond what the Qt docs can offer, including local storage, C++ integration, deployment to Windows and Android, custom components and how to work with them.
Upon completing this book, you'll come aw ...
Building Offline Applications with Angular
Get a complete overview of offline installable applications. Businesses need reliable applications that enable users to access data and their applications in spite of a bad network connection.
Traditional websites work only when connected to the network. With a large number of users depending on mobile phones and tablets for work, social interactions, and media consumption, it's important that the web applications can work on a weak network connection and even offline.
This step-by-step guide shows you how to build an Angular application that considers offline access and uses its ready-made features and configurations. Build Offline Applications with Angular helps bridge the gap between native apps and web applications. ...