ISTQB® Foundation

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ISTQB® Foundation

Authors: Andrejs Doronins, Stephen Allott, Marko Vajs

This ISTQB® foundation level 2018 certification path covers relevant information across software delivery practices including waterfall, agile, devops and continuous... Read more

What you will learn:

  • Fundamentals of testing
  • Testing throughout the software development lifecycle
  • Static testing
  • Test techniques
  • Test management
  • Tool support for testing

Pre-requisites

N/A

ISTQB® Foundation (2018)

This path is for anyone who needs to demonstrate practical knowledge of the fundamental concepts of software testing including people in roles such as testers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers and software developers.

ISTQB® Foundation: Getting Started

by Andrejs Doronins

Nov 17, 2020 / 1h 30m

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.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. What Is Testing?
  3. Why Is Testing Necessary?
  4. Seven Testing Principles
  5. Test Process Fundamentals
  6. Test Psychology and Mindset

ISTQB® Foundation: Testing throughout the Software Development Lifecycle

by Andrejs Doronins

Dec 7, 2020 / 1h 20m

1h 20m

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Flawed software may result in anything from minor inconveniences to public disasters. It is important to maintain the quality of software. In this course, ISTQB® Foundation: Testing throughout the Software Development Lifecycle, you will gain an understanding of the most widespread lifecycle models, as well as various test types and test levels that can be carried out. First, you'll explore various software development lifecycle categories and models that define the workflow of your team. Next, you'll discover the different test levels at which testing can be carried out. Finally, you'll learn about different test types that allow for complete and well-grounded testing. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the knowledge of various testing approaches needed to explore the subject of testing further.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Understanding SDLC Models
  3. Discovering Test Levels
  4. Comparing Test Types
  5. Understanding Maintenance Testing

ISTQB® Foundation: Static Testing

by Stephen Allott

Feb 22, 2021 / 1h 33m

1h 33m

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Description

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.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Static Testing Essentials
  3. The Review Process
  4. Review Types Compared
  5. Applying the Review Process

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ISTQB® Foundation: Test Techniques

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by Gabriel McNeilly

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ISTQB® Foundation: Test Management

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by Stephen Allott

ISTQB® Foundation: Tool Support for Testing

by Marko Vajs

Jan 14, 2021 / 1h 16m

1h 16m

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Description

Acquiring and using a tool potentially brings unforeseen risks. In this course, ISTQB® Foundation: Tool Support for Testing, you'll learn about different tool types and approaches for tool classification. First, you'll see different approaches when it comes to tool classification and explore classification by test activities they support. Next, you'll learn about the benefits and risks of test automation and look at the additional considerations for choosing test execution and test management tools. Finally, you'll discover the success factors for a tool and learn how to approach introducing a tool in an organization. By the end of this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge to put all of this into practice in a real-world situation and have greater confidence in taking and passing the ISTQB® Foundations level exam.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Understanding Types of Test Tools
  3. Exploring Benefits and Risks of Test Automation
  4. Selecting Tools
  5. Introducing Tools into an Organization