Following on from COMP 2831 - Business Analysis and Systems Design, this hands-on course introduces the concepts, tools and processes needed to be perform Quality Assurance (QA) and software testing. Students with some programming background are shown best practices and will focus on creating and executing test plans using test cases and test scripts. They will practice how to record and report results, as well as document identified issues. Exercises and labs will include using popular open source QA software testing and tracking tools. Topics include: Black Box, White Box and Grey Box testing techniques and all aspects of QA planning and execution. Automated testing topics include constructing a framework, scripting techniques, generating test data, test architecture, pre/post-processing, test maintenance, and job specific metrics. Successful participants will be able to understand effective software testing methods, create a Quality Assurance plan and a test plan as well as be able to monitor test processes, evaluate test results and conduct automated testing to industry standards.
Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2019 term.
Wed May 01 - Wed Jul 17 12 Weeks
TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Effective as of Fall 2014
COMP 3829 is offered as a part of the following programs:
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