ISTQB® Foundation: Static Testing

by Stephen Allott

This course will teach you to appreciate the value of investing in static testing techniques early in the lifecycle. You will learn the basics of each review technique so that you can use them effectively within your test teams.

What you'll learn

It’s been said that as many as 70% of defects in software could have been found in the specifications. Why not invest time in static testing techniques and move towards defect prevention rather than firefighting? In this course, ISTQB® Foundation: Static Testing, you’ll learn to appreciate static testing techniques. First, you’ll explore how early testing using static analysis and review techniques can save testers time and money. Next, you’ll discover the main activities in the review process. Finally, you’ll learn how to apply a formal review technique. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of ISTQB® Foundation Static Testing needed to pass the ISTQB® foundation-level exam.

About the author

Stephen Allott is an IT Professional who has specialised in software testing and quality assurance methods and techniques since 1995. A graduate of the University of Leeds, and a software developer in the telco and financial sectors for 8 years, Stephen was awarded Chartered IT Professional Fellowship of the British Computer Society in 2009 (FBCS CITP). Stephen was one of the original members of the information systems examination board (ISEB, now ISTQB) assisting with the development of the syl... more

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