Software Testing Kickstart Your Career as a QA Professional

Mastering Software Testing: A Comprehensive Guide to Quality Assurance and Defect Management
Software Testing Kickstart Your Career as a QA Professional
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2.41 GB
Total length :
5h 58m



Jadranko Kovačec


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Software Testing Kickstart Your Career as a QA Professional

What you’ll learn

Understand the fundamentals of software testing, including types of testing and testing techniques
Learn how to create effective test cases and execute them using popular testing tools
Gain practical experience in software testing by working on real-world projects and case studies
Develop the ability to identify and report defects, and understand the importance of communication and collaboration in testing teams

Software Testing Kickstart Your Career as a QA Professional


Basic knowledge about programming is advisable
Working in or having a desire to work in QA
Basic idea what is QA is enough to start this course


Course Title: Software Testing: Kickstart Your Career as a QA ProfessionalCourse Description: This online course is designed to provide an in-depth understanding of software testing concepts and techniques. Software testing is an essential part of the software development life cycle and plays a crucial role in ensuring the quality of the software product. This course covers various aspects of software testing, including testing fundamentals, types of testing, testing methodologies, test planning, test design techniques, test execution, and test reporting.The course is structured to provide both theoretical knowledge and practical skills to the learners. It starts with the basics of software testing and gradually moves towards advanced topics such as automation testing, performance testing, and security testing. The learners will be exposed to various tools and technologies used in software testing, including popular testing frameworks.The course is designed for software testers, quality assurance engineers, developers, and anyone interested in learning about software testing. By the end of the course, the learners will be able to develop test cases, execute tests, and report defects effectively. They will also have a solid understanding of the software testing process and its importance in the software development life cycle.Course Topics:Introduction to software testingTesting fundamentalsTypes of testingTesting methodologiesTest planning and documentationTest design techniquesTest executionDefect reporting and managementAutomation testingPerformance testingSecurity testingCourse Requirements:Basic knowledge of software development conceptsAccess to a computer with an internet connectionFamiliarity with programming languages is a plus but not requiredCourse Outcome:Develop test cases, execute tests, and report defects effectivelyGain a solid understanding of the software testing process and its importance in the software development life cycleUnderstand various types of testing methodologies and tools used in software testingApply test design techniques to develop effective test casesPerform automation testing, performance testing, and security testingEvaluate and select appropriate testing frameworks for different types of software applications.


Section 1: Introduction

Lecture 1 About Author

Lecture 2 Module Introduction

Lecture 3 How to become a Software Tester

Lecture 4 Specializations within Software Quality Assurance

Lecture 5 Project Collaboration

Lecture 6 Module Summary

Section 2: Basics In Quality Assurance

Lecture 7 Module Introduction

Lecture 8 What is Software Quality Assurance

Lecture 9 Five-fold Testing System

Lecture 10 Seven Testing Principles

Lecture 11 Module Summary

Section 3: Software Development Life Cycle

Lecture 12 Module Introduction

Lecture 13 What is SDLC

Lecture 14 Software Development Models

Lecture 15 Shift-Left vs. Shift-Right Testing

Lecture 16 Module Summary

Section 4: Testing Techniques, Methods, Types, and Approaches

Lecture 17 Module Introduction

Lecture 18 Black-box, White-box, and Gray-box Testing

Lecture 19 Manual Testing and Automated Testing

Lecture 20 Behavior-Driven Developmnet (BDD) and Test-Driven Development (TDD)

Lecture 21 Positive and Negative Testing

Lecture 22 Unit, Integration, System, and Acceptance Testing

Lecture 23 Regression Testing

Lecture 24 Smoke Testing

Lecture 25 Static Testing vs Dynamic Testing

Lecture 26 Functional Testing and Non-Functional Testing

Lecture 27 API Testing

Lecture 28 UI Testing

Lecture 29 Performance Testing

Lecture 30 Security Testing

Lecture 31 Mobile Testing

Lecture 32 Web Testing

Lecture 33 Automotive Software Testing

Lecture 34 IoT Testing

Lecture 35 Game Testing

Lecture 36 Module Summary

Section 5: Defect Management

Lecture 37 Module Introduction

Lecture 38 Defect Management

Lecture 39 Types of Software Defects

Lecture 40 Bug, Error, Mistake, Defect, Issue

Lecture 41 Defect Reporting

Lecture 42 Tools for Defect Reporting

Lecture 43 Module Summary

Section 6: Project Management

Lecture 44 Module Introduction

Lecture 45 Project and Product Risk Analysis

Lecture 46 Who is Project Manager

Lecture 47 Who is Test Manager

Lecture 48 Who is QA Tester

Lecture 49 Who is Business Analyst

Lecture 50 Who is Software Architect

Lecture 51 Who is DevOps Engineer

Lecture 52 Who is Developer

Lecture 53 Module Summary

Section 7: QA Test Framework

Lecture 54 Module Introduction

Lecture 55 What is Test Management

Lecture 56 What is QA Test Framework

Lecture 57 Testing Documents

Lecture 58 What is Test Strategy Document

Lecture 59 What is Test Plan

Lecture 60 What is Use Case

Lecture 61 What is Test Scenario

Lecture 62 What is Test Case

Lecture 63 What is Software Requirement Specification

Lecture 64 What is Requirement Traceability Matrix

Lecture 65 What is Test Coverage

Lecture 66 What is Test Report

Lecture 67 Module Summary

Section 8: Testing Tools

Lecture 68 Module Introduction

Lecture 69 Code Repository and GitLab

Lecture 70 Jira and Jira Zephyr

Lecture 71 Confluence

Lecture 72 Databases

Lecture 73 Postman and SoapUI, REST and SOAP

Lecture 74 Swagger

Lecture 75 Cypress

Lecture 76 Selenium

Lecture 77 TestNG

Lecture 78 JMeter

Lecture 79 Load Runner

Lecture 80 Unified Functional Testing

Lecture 81 Module Summary

Section 9: Best Practices

Lecture 82 Module Introduction

Lecture 83 How to become a better QA

Lecture 84 What are Environments

Lecture 85 What you need before Testing

Lecture 86 Why do you need to understand basic terms of DevOps

Lecture 87 Why taking notes saves time

Lecture 88 How to optimize test execution

Lecture 89 Why you should never over-engineer solutions

Lecture 90 Testing in Agile Environments

Lecture 91 Testing in Healthcare

Lecture 92 Testing in Finance

Lecture 93 Testing in Other Industries

Lecture 94 Testing Standards

Lecture 95 Module Summary

Section 10: Course Summary

Lecture 96 Final Word

This course is suitable for software developers, quality assurance professionals, project managers, and anyone else involved in software development who wants to learn the essential concepts and skills of software testing. It is also suitable for beginners who are new to software testing and want to learn the basics from scratch.,Great for Trainee and Junior position QAs.

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Udemy | English | 5h 58m | 2.41 GB
Created by: Jadranko Kovačec

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