• Software testing using Microsoft Test Manager

    This three day course is designed for testers who need to gain a solid practical knowledge of testing applications using Microsoft Test Professional 2017.

    The course focuses primarily on the use of Microsoft Test Professional 2017 which is a standalone product or part of Visual Studio 2015 Enterprise edition. The course teaches you how to design test plans including test cases, test suites and test configurations. Best practices are also discussed including and how you can make your tests as resilient as possible.

    Attendees will learn how testers and developers can work more closely together to reduce the time it takes to find and fix software defects. Through the efficient use of new data collectors, developers should be able to pinpoint issues quicker than ever before.

Course content

Everything the course covers

  • Testing tools in Visual Studio 2017

    Introduction to the tools and the role of TFS 2017 or Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS).

  • Planning testing

    Review requirements on the backlog, defining our test plan strategy, mapping requirements to tests and configuring test settings and data collectors.

  • Manual test cases

    Creating manual test cases, authoring and editing cases, appropriate use of Expected Results and test case tagging for better organization.

  • Executing test cases

    Defining which tests to include in a test run, executing test using various different methods, recording reliable action recordings and Test Case Fast Forward.

  • Bugs

    Raising and verifying bugs, bug states and the bug lifecycle as well as verifying bug fixes.

  • Results and builds

    Viewing results for test runs, categorizing results, assigning new builds to test plans, determine changes between plans and inspecting impacted tests.

  • Refactoring

    Creating shared steps, reusing shared steps, shared steps in the Test Runner and best practices for using shared steps.

  • Web based test management

    Creating test plans using a browser, switching to MTM from the browser, configuring views, bulk editing in the Grid View and more.

  • Test release management

    The need for a test management plan, moving from iteration to interation, cloning test plans, dealing with multiple branches and more.

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