ISTQB® Foundation: Getting Started

Gain an understanding of the world of testing through the eyes of the ISTQB framework. This course starts the journey towards ISTQB Foundation certification.
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Beginner
Updated
Nov 17, 2020
Duration
1h 30m
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Nov 17, 2020
Duration
1h 30m
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Description

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
About the author

Andrejs is a Quality Assurance professional and participates in the entire SDLC - from requirements analysis, to test creation and their automation.

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Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone. My name is Andrejs Doronins, and welcome to the course, ISTQB Foundation: Getting Started. Do you wish to learn the basics of testing? Do you want to learn the essential material for the ISTQB Foundation exam? Then this course is for you. It covers the first out of six chapters of the official ISTQB curriculum. Some of the major topics that we will cover include the objectives of testing, the seven testing principles, test activities and process fundamentals, and test psychology. By the end of this course, you will have made your first step towards better testing and preparing for the ISTQB Foundation exam. There is no prior experience needed to take this course, just a general understanding of IT and software. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn testing with the course, ISTQB Foundation: Getting Started, here at Pluralsight.