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Introduction to Software
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About this course

Welcome to the "Introduction to Software Testing" course - your gateway to understanding the dynamic world of software quality assurance and testing.

Why should you take this course?

As high-velocity teams build and test software, there are opportunities to incorporate automated tests as part of the development and testing lifecycle. Between functional, API, accessibility, and end-to-end tests, there are a lot of ways to add automation to your testing strategy. Use this course as a springboard for your automation, and learn how mabl is here to help.

Duration: 35 - 40 min

  • In-Demand Skillset: Software testing is an evergreen field, and the demand for skilled software testers continues to grow. By taking this course, you're investing in a skillset that is highly sought after in the technology industry.
  • Critical for Quality: The quality of software directly impacts its success. Through this course, you'll learn how software testing plays a pivotal role in ensuring that applications are reliable, secure, and user-friendly. You'll understand how quality assurance can make or break a software project.
  • Real-Life Consequences: We'll explore real-world examples of software failures that had far-reaching consequences. These case studies will drive home the importance of comprehensive testing, not just as a technical task, but as a fundamental responsibility in software development.
  • Comprehensive Understanding: We cover it all – from the basics of what software testing is, the different types of testing, to the nitty-gritty of test cases, data, and environments. Whether you're a beginner or looking to refresh your knowledge, this course has something for everyone.
  • Testing Process Demystified: The software testing process can seem complex, but we break it down into manageable phases. You'll gain insights into test planning, design, execution, defect reporting, and test closure. It's like having a roadmap for your testing journey.
  • Tools of the Trade: We'll introduce you to various testing tools that are used in the industry. You'll learn how these tools can enhance efficiency and accuracy in your testing efforts.
  • We don't shy away from the tough stuff. In the real world, testing comes with its fair share of challenges - from tight deadlines to evolving requirements. We'll equip you with strategies to overcome these obstacles.
  • Quality Assurance vs. Quality Control: Understanding the difference between QA and QC is crucial. This course will clarify these concepts and show you how they work together to ensure that software meets quality standards.
  • Industry Relevance: The course keeps you up-to-date with the latest industry trends. We discuss how testing fits into Agile and DevOps methodologies, which are the driving forces behind modern software development.

In a technology-driven world, the role of software testers is more crucial than ever. Join us in this course, and by the end, you'll be equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in the software testing domain. Whether you're looking to start a new career or enhance your existing one, this course is a stepping stone towards your goals. Let's embark on this exciting journey into the realm of software testing together!

Curriculum: 35 - 40 min

Chapter 1: Understanding Software Testing

1.1: What is Software Testing?

1.2: Importance of Software Testing

1.3: Types of Software Testing

1.4: Testing Terminology

1.5: The Testing Process

1.6: Testing in the Software Development Lifecycle

1.7: Software Testing Tools

1.8: Challenges in Software Testing

1.9: Quality Assurance vs. Quality Control

Chapter 2: Testing Life Cycle

2.1: Phases of the Testing Life Cycle

2.2: Test Planning

2.3: Test Design

2.3: Test Execution

2.4: Defect Reporting

2.5: Test Closure

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