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Start and Develop a Successful Career in Software Testing

Learn about Software Testing Certifications, Quality Assurance, Test Design, Agile Testing, requirements, and Test Cases
Instructor:
Magdy Hanna, Ph.D.
590 students enrolled
Understand the different software development lifecycles, Waterfall, Agile, etc.
Understand the goals and objectives of software testing
Understand the essential concepts of software testing including Requirements, Test Scenarios, Test Cases, Test Sets, User Stories, and Use Cases
Learn a simple methods to test software
Understand when to perform ad hoc/exploratory testing as opposed to formal testing
Understand the difference between different testing certifications
How to prepare for an interview for a job in software testing

This course is intended for everyone who is interested in starting a successful career in software testing as well as those who are already in the software testing field for few years.  The courses use a very simple approach to introduce you to the essential concepts and techniques for software testing.  Concepts covered in the course are software requirements, user stories, test cases, test scenarios, and test sets. The course also will discuss the difference between quality assurance and testing. The course emphasizes defect prevention as the most effective way to ensure high quality software.   You will learn everything you need to become an effective tester.

Here what you will learn in this course:

Whether
you have been doing testing for few years or you have not done any
testing job before, You can not afford to miss this course.  I have been
teaching people around the world for the last 40 years on how to become
effective test professionals.  This course gives you all that you need
to start a career in software testing and to continue to develop that
career.  The courses teaches you a very simple test process that you can
not find in any book or any other course.  It is a process that I
taught to over 100,000 people in at least 500 companies and government
agencies.  This course is not a typical Udemy course because  you will
learn by doing.  You will have a chance to practice on the steps of the
process.  When you learn this process, you can immediately use it in
your current project if you already have a job or you can use it to do
the best in any interview for a software testing job.  The course will
also help you decide if you want to be certified or not and what the
best certification for you is.  Finally, the course will give you good
guidance to do a very effective interview.  Here is some of what you
will learn in the course.  There is so much to list so, I am not listing
everything.

  • Understand the difference between quality assurance and testing
  • Learn how to become a real QA professional while you are performing your testing job
  • Learn
    different development lifecyles such as the traditional waterfall
    model, the V-Model, the RAD approach, and the agile framework
  • Get a good understanding of the Scrum methodology
  • Learn how to be effective test professional in an agile project
  • Learn how to put together your testing objective to become a successful test professional
  • Gain a good understanding of functional requirements and quality requirements
  • Learn how to make sure that requirements are testable to be able to design test cases
  • Understand User Stories for agile projects
  • Understand Use Cases 
  • Learn how to ask relevant question to gain better understanding of requirements
  • Learn How to breakdown requirement, user stories to a number of scenarios
  • Learn how to come up with negative scenarios for negative testing
  • Learn how to validate your scenarios with business analysts, developers and product owners
  • Learn a very simple risk based testing methods based on your scenarios and select the most important scenarios to test
  • Understand the critical components of a test case
  • Learn how to build test cases based on your scenarios
  • Learn how to group test cases to test sets
  • Learn about the different certifications for software tester and how you choose among them
  • Get hints and guidance to do a very effect interview and come ac cross as the most qualified candidate for the job

Topics to be Covered

  • The Importance and the Future of Software Testing
  • Software Testing Vs. Software Quality Assurance
  • Software Development Lifecycles
  • Software Testing Concepts
    • Scrum methodology
    • The Agile Framework
    • The Rapid Application Development Model (RAD)
    • The V-Model
    • The Waterfall Model
    • Software Testing Concepts
    • Functional requirements
    • Quality requirements
    • Testable requirements
    • User Stories
    • Use Cases
    • Scenarios
    • Test Cases, Test Sets, Test Scripts
  • Test Design
    • Positive and Negative Testing
    • Risk-Based Testing
  • Preparing for interview
  • Software Testing Certifications
    • ISTQB Certification
    • IIST Certifications

Introduction

1
About the Course and the Course Instructor

In this lecture, you will learn about the course and how it relates to software testing certification.  You will also learn about the instructor of the course, Dr. Magdy Hanna, and his over 40 years of experience.

2
The Importance and the Future of Software Testing
In this lecture, the instructor will discuss the importance of software testing in our lives and why the need for software test professional is growing every day
3
Software Testing Vs. Software Quality Assurance

In this lecture, you will get a very good understand of the difference between software testing and quality assurance.  These two terms have been confused by many people and companies.  The instructor will emphasize how you can become more effective test professional by following quality assurance practices.

4
What Will You Learn in This Course

Whether you have been doing testing for few years or you have not done any testing job before, You can not afford to miss this course.  I have been teaching people around the world for the last 40 years on how to become effective test professionals.  This course gives you all that you need to start a career in software testing and to continue to develop that career.  The courses teaches you a very simple test process that you can not find in any book or any other course.  It is a process that I taught to over 100,000 people in at least 500 companies and government agencies.  This course is not a typical Udemy course because  you will learn by doing.  You will have a chance to practice on the steps of the process.  When you learn this process, you can immediately use it in your current project if you already have a job or you can use it to do the best in any interview for a software testing job.  The course will also help you decide if you want to be certified or not and what the best certification for you is.  Finally, the course will give you good guidance to do a very effective interview.  Here is some of what you will learn in the course.  There is so much to list so, I am not listing everything.

  • Understand the difference between quality assurance and testing
  • Learn how to become a real QA professional while you are performing your testing job
  • Learn different development lifecyles such as the traditional waterfall model, the V-Model, the RAD approach, and the agile framework
  • Get a good understanding of the Scrum methodology
  • Learn how to be effective test professional in an agile project
  • Learn how to put together your testing objective to become a successful test professional
  • Gain a good understanding of functional requirements and quality requirements
  • Learn how to make sure that requirements are testable to be able to design test cases
  • Understand User Stories for agile projects
  • Understand Use Cases 
  • Learn how to ask relevant question to gain better understanding of requirements
  • Learn How to breakdown requirement, user stories to a number of scenarios
  • Learn how to come up with negative scenarios for negative testing
  • Learn how to validate your scenarios with business analysts, developers and product owners
  • Learn a very simple risk based testing methods based on your scenarios and select the most important scenarios to test
  • Understand the critical components of a test case
  • Learn how to build test cases based on your scenarios
  • Learn how to group test cases to test sets
  • Learn about the different certifications for software tester and how you choose among them
  • Get hints and guidance to do a very effect interview and come ac cross as the most qualified candidate for the job

Software Development Lifecycles (Methods)

1
About Section 2

A summary of what will be covered in section 2.

2
The Waterfall Model

IN this lecture, you will learn about the different forms and characteristics of the Waterfall model and how testing is handled in this model.

3
The V-Model

In the lecture we learn about the V-Model and how it improves on the Waterfall model by introducing verification of the deliverable of each phase.  We will also see that testing starts very early in the process.  We will also learn about the difference between verification and Validation, two terms that are confused by many people.

4
The Rapid Application Development (RAD) Model

In this lecture, you will learn how the RAD approach solves problems with the Waterfall Model and the V-Model.

5
The Agile Framework

In this lecture you will get a clear understand of the agile way of developing and testing software.  The instructor will also provide a good overview of the agile manifesto. 

6
The Scrum Methodology

In this lecture you will learn all about Scrum, the most popular methodology for agile development and testing.  You will learn about important Scrum events such as:

  • The Sprint
  • The Sprint Planning
  • The Daily Scrum Meetings
  • The Sprint Review
  • The Sprint Retrospective


Software Testing Concepts, Methods, and Techniques

1
About Section 3

This lecture provides an overview of what participants will learn in section 3.

2
Setting up Your Testing Goals

This lecture covers the many goals and objectives any test professional must achieve when performing testing.  It goes far beyond the simplistic goal of finding problem in the system.

3
Understanding Functional Requirements and Quality Requirements

In this lecture, you will learn about functional requirements and quality requirements.  You will also learn the characteristics of testable requirements. 

4
User Stories

In this lecture you will be able to understand user stories and to break down Epics to smaller user stories.  You will also learn about acceptance criteria.

5
Use Cases

This lecture provides an overview of the Use Cases

Scenario-Based Test Design

1
Scenario-Based Test Design

This lecture is the beginning of a number of lectures that emphasizes the fact that testing based on requirements only does not produce good results.  It sets the stage of the Scenario-Based Test Design Methodology to be explained in the following lectures.

2
Test Design Step 1: Analyze/Ask/Document

This is the first step of the scenario-based test design methodology.   You will learn how to analyze a requirement and ask relevant questions which will help you build scenarios as described in the next lecture.

3
Test Design Step 2: Build Scenarios

IN this lecture, you will learn how to build scenarios from requirements and how you document them to use them to create test cases as described in the following lecture

4
Negative Vs Positive Scenarios

In this lecture, you will learn about the three types of negative scenarios 

5
Test Design Step 3: Validate Scenarios

In this lecture, you will learn how take your negative and positive scenarios developed in Step2 and Validate them with the rest of the team.

6
Test Design Step 4: Risk-Based Testing

In this lecture, you will learn how select the most important scenarios to test.  This is a very unique risk-based testing approach that is based on scenarios.

7
Test Design Step 5: Build Test Cases, Test Sets, and Scripts

In the lecture, you will learn how to build test cases and test sets based on scenarios.

Software Testing Certifications

1
Software Testing Certifications

In this lecture, we will try to answer the question "Should you be Certified"? We will look at why you should be certified. We also look at different certifications and how to eventuate them.  You will also learn about the cost and the process of certification.

Getting Ready for your Interview

1
Getting Ready for your Interview

In this lecture, you will learn all that you need to have a successful interview and get the job.  You will learn what to do before the interview and what to do during the interview.

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