Software Testing from a Practical Perspective

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Course Description

If you are a beginner or a non-software tester, then you have made an excellent choice in choosing this course.

This course will walk you through real-life workplace simulated scenarios, which have been driven by my real-life workplace experiences.

Simulated scenarios, mock projects, personae, challenges & quizzes used in this course will drift you away, form the traditional learning methods, to place your learning engagement at the highest.

This course has been specifically designed for beginners and non-testers who seek to become software test professionals.

Key features of the course:

Introduce software testing to beginners and non-testers
Personal skills & career development
Practical aspects of software testing at workplace
Practical leaning of software testing by doing
Manual approach to build principles of software testing
Implement software testing using popular tools: Jira, X-Ray & Confluence
This course is presented in 10 sections:

What does the course cover - The course Landscape
Real Workplace Scenarios
Overall Test Management Process
Using Jira, X-Ray & Confluence
Implementing & leading Jira Agile projects
Other Software testing jobs
So you want to be a Software Tester?
Challenge: Manual vs Automated testing
The Extras: Software Testing Trend for 2019 - How to earn money from home testing websites
Bonus: Recommendation: ISTQB Training, Certification and Exams
Basic knowledge
This course is designed for non-testers, beginners or anyone who is interested to start a new career in the software testing field to become a software tester
Non IT background is also encouraged
A computer with internet connection is required

What You Will Learn

  • Identify soft and hard skills needed to be a Software Test Professional
  • Make decisions to develop missing skills needed to do the job
  • Learn how to monitor your progress
  • Gain insight into software testing market demand
  • Learn how to employ your skills at workplace
  • Gain familiarity with typical IT organization structure and departments
  • Gain familiarity with people roles and responsibilities at workplace
  • Appreciate how important is to be proactive and a team player
  • Cope and adapt with awkward situations at workplace
  • Turn awkward situations at workplace to your advantage
  • Be determined, proactive and use your own initiative all the way through
  • Develop and sharpen your skills to cope with unforeseen circumstances at workplace
  • Learn how to multi-task to cope with unusual situations
  • Observe minor details around you and at workplace
  • Be proactive to develop own knowledge, capabilities and self-motivation
  • Gain insight into other software testing jobs
  • Familiarize yourself with other software tools and applications
  • Gain insight into how to get software testing jobs
  • How to start as a software tester in the UK
  • How to start your own LTD or Umbrella company in the UK
  • How to prepare yourself for job interview questions
  • By the end of this course you will be able to perform the following software testing roles:
  • Software Test Analyst
  • Software Test Designer
  • Software Test Executor
  • Software requirements: Functional & Non-Functional:
  • Learn the difference between functional & non-Functional software requirement specifications
  • Analyze software requirement specifications
  • Extract functional requirements
  • Learn that software requirement can be modeled as Use Cases
  • Gain familiarity with Unified Modelling Language
  • Test Phases, STLC, Test Case Design and Test Data:
  • The important phases of Software Test Life Cycle
  • Software Test Life Cycle phases, test types and what each phase involves
  • How test is organized within the overall project plan
  • How to organize your test efforts
  • Create, set preconditions and prepare test data for test cases
  • Link test cases to requirements
  • Use structured test design approach to find bugs early
  • Know the success of software product relies on its quality
  • Learn why software testing considered necessary to the quality
  • How to link user events, actions or flows to preconditions
  • The difference between dummy and real client data
  • How test data can uniquely identify a future defect
  • The difference between valid and invalid inputs
  • How to define and create test case template
  • The minimum data columns required for a test template
  • How to come up with a new test template
  • How a test template can measure software traceability & test coverage
  • How test template can aid test reporting
  • How to differentiate between defects and correct behavior
  • How to write positive test case scenarios
  • How to write negative test case scenarios
  • How to challenge application or system under test
  • How to raise defects during test cycles
  • Manual Test Case Execution, Manual vs Automated testing:
  • How to manually execute test steps
  • How to create a report template using Excel or Word applications
  • How to compile end of test report
  • Compare Manual vs Automated testing plug-ins & tools
  • Jira, X-Ray & Confluence:
  • (NB: This tool is closely related to the course and you will need to sign-up)
  • Create and Delete projects
  • Create user stories
  • Create tests & link to user stories
  • Create project releases versions & components
  • Link tests to software versions & components
  • Edit and change existing components
  • Create or import manual test steps from CSV file fromat
  • Create test preconditions
  • The difference between epic, story and tasks
  • Create issues, bugs, tasks and epics
  • Confluence collaboration tool basics
  • Create How-to articles confluence pages
  • Create Confluence project workspace
  • Execute Jira tests
  • Implement Agile projects
  • Edit and view issue details
  • Create and save filters
  • Create scrum boards
  • Create project dashboards
  • Use default project board
  • Use gadgets to customize project dashboard
  • Edit filters and share with project team or group
  • Make filter columns visible or invisible
  • Build project backlog
  • Prioritize Scrum backlog issues
  • Identify sprint workload activities
  • Use active sprints to organize & monitor issues
  • Estimate story efforts in hours, days or weeks
  • Report on current sprint status
  • Generate X-Ray test coverage, traceability & other reports
  • Export X-Ray reports to CSV file format
  • Export Test Cases to CSV file format
  • Software Development frameworks: Agile & Waterfall:
  • The difference between Agile and Waterfall development frameworks
  • The quality attributes of Agile framework
  • Familiarize yourself with rapid development, continuous release integration & delivery
  • Gain familiarity with software testing in Agile environment
  • This course, has Assignments, Challenges and Quizzes
  • What are the benefits when you buy this course?
  • Life time access to the course video lectures downloads and updates
  • Full support from the instructor all aspects of software testing & testing career


What Does The Course Cover?
Real workplace scenarios
Overall Test Management Process
Using Jira, X-Ray & Confluence
Implementing & leading Jira Agile projects
Other Software Testing Jobs
So you want to be a Software Tester?
Challenge No 3: Manual or Automated testing.
The Extras: Links too Software Testing Trend for 20019

Course Duration: 2:37:58 AM

Course Level: Beginner

Who Should Attend

  • This course is designed for non-testers, beginners or anyone who is interested to start a new career in the software testing field to become a software tester.
  • No IT background is necessary.

Additional Information

Training Provider: Simpliv

Course Topics: Computers / IT Training > Programming/Software

Training Course Summary: Software Testing from a Practical Perspective

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