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Intermediate Level

Experience with an OOP language (like Java). IDE installed (e.g., Eclipse). Familiar with testing terminology (see Intro to Software Testing course)

Approx. 26 hours to complete
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Subtitles: English

Skills you will gain

Executing TestsSoftware TestingWriting TestsCucumberJunit
Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
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Intermediate Level

Experience with an OOP language (like Java). IDE installed (e.g., Eclipse). Familiar with testing terminology (see Intro to Software Testing course)

Approx. 26 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English

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University of Minnesota

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Module 1: Introduction

4 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 66 min), 1 reading, 7 quizzes
8 videos
What are Test Obligations?11m
Factors Influencing Test Effectiveness9m
Program Structure: Reachability and Observability8m
Mutation Testing Revisited5m
Program Structure and Fault Finding6m
Test Oracles9m
Oracles and Fault Finding8m
1 reading
Welcome to the course!5m
7 practice exercises
Introduction to Test Adequacy30m
Factors Influencing Test Effectiveness30m
Program Structure: Reachability and Observability30m
Mutation Testing Revisited30m
Program Structure and Fault Finding30m
Test Oracles14m
Oracles and Fault Finding30m
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

Module 2: Black and White-box Techniques

5 hours to complete
14 videos (Total 111 min)
14 videos
Combinatorial Testing12m
Requirements Coverage7m
Introduction to White-Box Testing Techniques11m
Code Coverage Metrics: Terminology5m
Code Coverage Metrics: Statement Coverage4m
Code Coverage Metrics: Branch Coverage4m
Code Coverage Metrics: Decision Coverage3m
Code Coverage Metrics: MC/DC10m
MC/DC Example6m
Code Coverage Metrics: OMC/DC12m
Code Coverage Metrics: Boundary Value6m
Mutation Testing Strategies6m
Test Metrics and Test Suite Effectiveness9m
7 practice exercises
Partition Testing30m
Combinatorial Testing30m
Requirements Coverage30m
Code Coverage Metrics: Statement Coverage30m
Code Coverage Metrics: Branch Coverage30m
Code Coverage Metrics: Decision Coverage30m
Code Coverage Metrics: MC/DC30m
Week
3

Week 3

9 hours to complete

Module 3: Requirements-Based Testing

9 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 57 min)
10 videos
Bad Requirements for Testability2m
Writing Test Cases for Requirements3m
"Fixed" Requirements for Testability1m
Introduction to User Stories and Behavior-Driven Development8m
Cucumber and Gherkin: An Overview5m
Cucumber Demo5m
Cucumber and Gherkin: How Does It Work?9m
Regular Expressions 10112m
Regular Expressions and Testing with Cucumber3m
7 practice exercises
Writing Requirements for Testability30m
Bad Requirements for Testability30m
Writing Test Cases for Requirements30m
Fixing Requirements for Testability30m
Are These Requirements Testable?30m
Introduction to User Stories and Behavior-Driven Development30m
Regular Expressions 10130m
Week
4

Week 4

7 hours to complete

Performing Black and White Box Testing with Cucumber

7 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 79 min)
7 videos
Installing Cucumber and Configuring Eclipse Project10m
Creating Gherkin Scenarios and Step Definitions11m
Using Lists10m
Using Data Tables19m
Working with Scenario Outlines and Examples6m
Cucumber and Code Coverage12m

About the Software Testing and Automation Specialization

This Specialization is intented for beginning to intermediate software developers seeking to develop knowledge and skill in implementing testing techniques and tools in the development of their projects. Through four courses, you will cover black-box and white-box testing, automated testing, web & mobile testing, and formal testing theory and techniques, which will prepare to you to plan and perform effective testing of your software....
Software Testing and Automation

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