Professional Software Testing Using Visual Studio 2019


Course Number: VS-108

Duration: 3 days (19.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

Visual Studio 2019 Training Overview

This Professional Software Testing Using Visual Studio 2019 training course teaches attendees the testing principles and best practices used by Agile teams to test and deliver quality software.

Note: This course can also be taught using Visual Studio 2015 or 2017.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

In addition, some Microsoft courses are available as live, online classes for individuals.

Objectives

  • Test Agile software
  • Forecast and plan a sprint
  • Perform Acceptance tests
  • Automate building and testing
  • Implement best practices for delivering quality software
  • Leverage Visual Studio 2019 and Azure DevOps Services

Prerequisites

You should take this class if any of these issues sound familiar:

  • Release dates and budgets are missed due to low quality and bugs
  • Testing activities are performed at the end of the sprint/iteration or release
  • No collective ownership or collaboration exists between the developers and testers
  • The team tests the wrong things at the wrong time
  • No automated tests, no regression tests, and no accurate metrics for the quality of your software

 

Outline

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Introduction
Agile Software Testing
  • Overview of agile software development
  • The agile tester and agile testing practices
  • Different types of testing
  • Introduction to Azure DevOps Services
  • Agile requirements and acceptance criteria
  • Creating, organizing, and managing a backlog
Planning and Tracking Quality
  • Defining quality software
  • Introduction to Azure Boards
  • Forecasting and planning a sprint
  • Introduction to Azure Test Plans
  • Organizing testing using test plans and suites
  • Creating and managing test cases
  • Leveraging parameters and shared steps
  • Importing and exporting test artifacts
  • Triaging and reporting bugs
Development Tests
  • Introduction to development tests
  • Unit testing in Visual Studio
  • Data-driven unit tests
  • Analyzing code coverage
  • Practicing Test-Driven Development (TDD)
  • Concurrent testing (Live Unit Testing and NCrunch)
Acceptance Tests
  • Introduction to acceptance tests
  • Acceptance criteria and definition of “done”
  • Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
  • Using SpecFlow to automate acceptance testing
  • Using Selenium for web UI testing
  • Using Appium for desktop UI testing
  • Manually testing web and desktop applications
  • Performance testing and load testing
Exploratory Tests
  • Introduction to exploratory tests
  • Using the Microsoft Test & Feedback extension
  • Connected mode vs. standalone mode
  • Exploring work items
  • Capturing rich data during an exploratory session
  • Exploratory testing “tours”
  • Requesting and providing stakeholder feedback
Build and Release Testing
  • Introduction to Azure Pipelines
  • Automated builds using build pipelines
  • Running automated tests in the pipeline
  • Practicing Continuous Integration (CI)
  • Leveraging Test Impact Analysis
  • Automated releases using release pipelines
  • Creating, deploying, and testing a release
  • Viewing and managing a deployment
Reporting
  • Agile metrics that matter
  • Configuring alerts and notifications
  • Using the Microsoft Analytics extension
  • Ad-hoc reporting using Excel and Power BI
  • Querying data using the REST API
Delivering Quality Software
  • Understanding and avoiding technical debt
  • Detecting and measuring technical debt
  • Defining and obeying a definition of "done"
  • Overcoming dysfunctional team behaviors
  • Becoming a high-performance team
  • Case studies
Conclusion

Training Materials:

All Visual Studio Testing training students receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

  • Visual Studio 2019 with the latest update
  • Access to an Azure DevOps Server instance
  • Related lab files that Accelebrate would provide


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