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International Software Testing Qualifications Board – ISTQB Training

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Table of Contents

    • Acknowledgements
    • Fundamentals of Testing (K2)
      • Why is Testing Necessary (K2)
        • Software Systems Context (K1)
        • Causes of Software Defects (K2)
        • Role of Testing in Software Development, Maintenance and Operations (K2)
        • Testing and Quality (K2)
        • How Much Testing is Enough? (K2)
      • What is Testing? (K2)
      • Seven Testing Principles (K2)
      • Fundamental Test Process (K1)
        • Test Planning and Control (K1)
        • Test Analysis and Design (K1)
        • Test Implementation and Execution (K1)
        • Evaluating Exit Criteria and Reporting (K1)
        • Test Closure Activities (K1)
      • The Psychology of Testing (K2)
      • Code of Ethics (K2)
    • Testing Throughout the Software Life Cycle (K2)
      • Software Development Models (K2)
        • V-model (Sequential Development Model) (K2)
        • Iterative-incremental Development Models (K2)
        • Testing within a Life Cycle Model (K2)
      • Test Levels (K2)
        • Component Testing (K2)
        • Integration Testing (K2)
        • System Testing (K2)
        • Acceptance Testing (K2)
      • Test Types (K2)
        • Testing of Function (Functional Testing) (K2)
        • Testing of Non-functional Software Characteristics (Non-functional Testing) (K2)
        • Testing of Software Structure/Architecture (Structural Testing) (K2)
        • Testing Related to Changes: Re-testing and Regression Testing (K2)
      • Maintenance Testing (K2)
    • Static Techniques (K2)
      • Static Techniques and the Test Process (K2)
      • Review Process (K2)
        • Activities of a Formal Review (K1)
        • Roles and Responsibilities (K1)
        • Types of Reviews (K2)
        • Success Factors for Reviews (K2)
      • Success Factors for Reviews (K2)
    • Test Design Techniques (K4)
      • The Test Development Process (K3)
      • Categories of Test Design Techniques (K2)
      • Specification-based or Black-box Techniques (K3)
        • Equivalence Partitioning (K3)
        • Boundary Value Analysis (K3)
        • Decision Table Testing (K3)
        • State Transition Testing (K3)
        • Use Case Testing (K2)
      • Structure-based or White-box Techniques (K4)Experience-based Techniques (K2)
        • Statement Testing and Coverage (K4)
        • Decision Testing and Coverage (K4)
        • Other Structure-based Techniques (K1)
      • Experience-based Techniques (K2)
      • Choosing Test Techniques (K2)
    • Test Management (K3)
      • Test Organization (K2)
        • Test Organization and Independence (K2)
        • Tasks of the Test Leader and Tester (K1)
      • Test Planning and Estimation (K3)
        • Test Planning (K2)
        • Test Planning Activities (K3)
        • Entry Criteria (K2)
        • Exit Criteria (K2)
        • Test Estimation (K2)
        • Test Strategy, Test Approach (K2)
      • Test Progress Monitoring and Control (K2)
        • Test Progress Monitoring (K1)
        • Test Reporting (K2)
        • Test Control (K2)
      • Configuration Management (K2)
      • Risk and Testing (K2)
        • Project Risks (K2)
        • Product Risks (K2)
      • Incident Management (K3)
    • Tool Support for Testing (K2)
      • Types of Test Tools (K2)
        • Understanding the Meaning and Purpose of Tool Support for Testing (K2)
        • Test Tool Classification (K2)
        • Tool Support for Management of Testing and Tests (K1)
        • Tool Support for Static Testing (K1)
        • Tool Support for Test Specification (K1)
        • Tool Support for Test Execution and Logging (K1)
        • Tool Support for Performance and Monitoring (K1)
        • Tool Support for Specific Testing Needs (K1)
      • Effective Use of Tools: Potential Benefits and Risks (K2)
        • Potential Benefits and Risks of Tool Support for Testing (for all tools) (K2)
        • Special Considerations for Some Types of Tool (K1)
      • Introducing a Tool into an Organization (K1)
    • References
    • Appendix A – Syllabus Background
    • Appendix B – Learning Objectives/Cognitive Level of Knowledge
    • Appendix C – Rules Applied to the ISTQB
    • Appendix D – Notice to Training Providers
    • Appendix E – Release Notes Syllabus 2010
    • Index
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