Practical Course on Software Testing (WS2017)

Teaching Staff: Patrick Harms, Fabian Trautsch
Type: 
Practical Course

Organisation

  • Timeframe:
    • 3-week block course
    • Tentatively end of March to beginning of April 2018
  • Modules:
    • M.Inf.1804: Praktikum Software-Qualitätssicherung (unbenotet) / Practical Course in Software Quality Assurance (not graded)
  • Workload:
    • 6 ECTS / 4SWH 
  • Language:
    • English
  • Registration:
    • Registration for the course in Stud.IP is required in order to be able to access course materials and facilitate efficient course organization and coordination.
    • At most 15 students can join the course.
    • The minimum number of participants for the course is 4.
  • Further requirements
    • Physical attendance during the course is mandatory.
    • Programming skills in Java will be required.
    • It may be required to bring your own device.

Goals (from the module description)

Participants in the course should expect the following learning outcomes upon successful completion of the course:

  • Learn to become acquainted with up-to-date methods and software tools for software quality assurance
  • Learn to select methods and tools for given practical problems in software quality assurance
  • Learn to apply methods and tools for given practical problems in software quality assurance
  • Learn to assess methods and tools for given practical problems in software quality assurance by performing experiments

Content

The Practical Course on Software Testing covers the following topics:

  • Testing in different ways, assessing advantages and disadvantages of different approaches (manual, automated, model-based, etc.)
  • Testing for different reasons (functionality, regression, conformance, interoperability, load, performance, etc.)
  • Testing in at different levels (unit, component, integration, system, acceptance)
  • Test automation and evaluation
  • Continuous integration

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