ISTQB® Foundation: Getting Started

by Andrejs Doronins

Gain an understanding of the world of testing through the eyes of the ISTQB framework. This course starts the journey towards ISTQB Foundation certification.

What you'll learn

Software is everywhere and it is an integral part of this world. This means that software of poor quality will continue to have a greater impact. Flawed software may result in anything: from minor individual inconveniences to public disasters. It is thus paramount to maintain the quality of software high.

In this course, ISTQB® Foundation: Getting Started, you'll gain a high-level understanding of software testing.

First, you'll explore what software testing is and why it is necessary. Next, you'll discover the seven testing principles that underpin testing. Finally, you'll learn the fundamentals of the test process itself and activities that it involves. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the knowledge of software testing basics needed to explore the subject further.

About the author

Andrejs is a Quality Assurance professional with over 6 years of experience. He specializes in Test Automation but does not neglect the importance of getting involved in the Software Development Life Cycle early - finding issues during requirements analysis is as important as doing manual and exploratory testing. He is experienced in writing unit, integration and acceptance tests for a wide number of technologies and contexts - from browser automation to the Web API layer and all the way to test... more

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