ISTQB® Foundation: Test Techniques

by Gabriel McNeilly

Gain the ability to apply various software testing techniques . This course will teach you how to test software more effectively and successfully complete the ‘Test Techniques’ section of the ISTQB exam.

What you'll learn

Effective testing is critical to the success of a software system. In this course, ISTQB® Foundation: Test Techniques, you’ll learn to understand and apply a wide range of test techniques. First, you’ll explore black-box test techniques. Next, you’ll learn about two component-level white-box test techniques. Finally, you’ll discover experience-based test techniques. . When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of test techniques needed to test software more effectively and successfully complete the ‘Test Techniques’ section of the ISTQB exam.

Course FAQ

Does this course prepare you for the ISTQB Foundation Level exam?

This course will not only teach you how to more effectively test software, this course will give you the knowledge to successful complete the 'Test Techniques' section on the ISTQB exam.

What will you learn in this software testing course?

In this course, you will learn about the different categories of test techniques, black box techniques, component-level white box test techniques, and past experience techniques.

Are there prerequisites for this software testing course?

Prerequisites for this course is having a basic understanding of software in general.

What is equivalence partitioning?

Equivalence partitioning is a software testing technique that divides input data of a software unit into partitions of equivalent data where test cases can be derived.

What is the difference between white box and black box testing?

Black box testing is a method where the internal structure, design, and implementation of the item being tested is not known to the tester. White box testing is a method where the internal structure, design, and implementation of the item being tested is known to the tester.

About the author

Gabriel is a specialist QA engineer who is passionate about creating quality digital solutions. His experience spans the software industry; he has worked in both agency and product house environments in a variety of roles including cloud engineer, software developer and QA engineer. He has always had a passion for teaching and is also a great believer in continual improvement and so loves to learn new things to stay up to date with the latest tools and ideas and then share this in understandable... more

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