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
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,
you’ll learn to
static testing techniques.
First, you’ll explore
how early testing
using static analysis and review techniques can save testers time and
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
Foundation Static Testing
pass the ISTQB® foundation-level
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... morelabus and the foundation level examinations in software testing. He’s also qualified to teach the advanced level syllabus. A confident public speaker, Stephen has presented at international testing conferences in the USA, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. His most recent roles have involved developing & delivering an 8-week foundation level training course in software testing for IT graduates plus online and face to face deliveries of 2-day introductory level courses in Agile software testing.