Software Testing

Software testing is a process, to evaluate the functionality of a software application with an intent to find whether the developed software met the specified requirements or not and to identify the defects to ensure that the product is defect free in order to produce the quality product.

Syllabus

Basic Testing Vocabulary
Quality Assurance versus Quality Control
The Cost of Quality
Software Quality Factors
How Quality is Defined
Why Do We Test Software?
What is a Defect?
The Multiple Roles of the Software Tester(People Relationships)
Scope of Testing
When Should Testing Occur?
Testing Constraints
Life Cycle Testing
Independent Testing
What is a QA Process?
Levels of Testing
The “V” Concept of Testing
Structural versus Functional Technique Categories
Verification versus Validation
Static versus Dynamic Testing
Examples of Specific Testing Techniques
Test Planning
Customization of the Test Process
Budgeting
Scheduling
Prerequisites to test planning
Understand the Characteristics of the Software Being Developed
Build the Test Plan
Write the Test Plan
Test case Design
Building test cases
Test data mining
Test execution
Test Reporting
Defect Management
Test Coverage – Traceability matrix
Guidelines for writing test reports
Software Configuration Management
Change Management
Basics of automation testing – why, when and how to perform automation testing
Factors for choosing a particular tool
An overview for the major functional testing tools
Overview of Test management and bug tracking tools