This three day course is designed for testers who need to gain a solid practical knowledge of software testing using Visual Studio ALM and Microsoft Test Professional (MTM).
This three day course is designed for testers who need to gain a solid practical knowledge of testing applications using Microsoft Test Professional 2015.
The course focuses primarily on the use of Microsoft Test Professional 2015 which is a standalone product or part of Visual Studio 2015 Enterprise edition. The course teaches you how to design test plans including test cases, test suites and test configurations. Best practises are also discussed including and how you can make your tests as resilient as possible.
Attendees will learn how testers and developers can work more closely together to reduce the time it takes to find and fix software defects. Through the efficient use of new data collectors, developers should be able to pinpoint issues quicker than ever before.
Testers will also learn how to manage their test plans over multiple iterations and releases of a product including how to deal with different code branches within the same Team Project.
This course includes hands-on labs to reinforce practical skills and ensure you’re ready to use the tools on your return to your workplace.
Courses are also available for all earlier versions or Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server including 2013 and 2012. Visual Studio ALM has been on a fast release cadence for some time and the course targets the latest version available if possible.
At the completion of this course, attendees will be able to;
This course is designed for team members that perform the role of Tester within their team in either a full time or part time capacity. The course would also be beneficial for developers looking to increase their knowledge of testing.
Attendees should be familiar with software testing theory and practises.
Martin Hinshelwood has worked with many customers in government, finance, manufacturing, health and technology to help them adopt and improve their use of Agile processes and techniques. Martin is a Professional Scrum Trainer as well as a Visual Studio ALM MVP and Visual Studio ALM Ranger. He writes regularly on http://nakedalm.com/blog, and speaks often on lean-agile and process improvement with Scrum and Visual Studio ALM.
Module 1 – A lap around the testing tools in Visual Studio 2015
Module 2 – Planning our testing effort
Module 3 – Creating our first Test Plan
Module 4: Authoring a manual test case
Module 5: Data binding test cases
Module 6: Executing test cases
Module 7 – Raising and Verifying Bugs
Module 8 – Understanding and analysing test results
Module 9 – The role of builds in testing
Module 10 – Refactoring Test Cases
Module 11 – Exploratory Testing with MTM
Module 12 – Web-based Test Management
Module 13 – Test Release Management
Module 14 – Reporting test progress and the status of tests
Module 15 – An overview of Lab Management
Module 16 – An overview of Coded UI Testing
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