Professional Software Testing Using Visual Studio 2019

VS-108 (3 Days)
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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 courses are taught as private, customized training for groups of 3 or more at your site. In addition, we offer live, private online training for teams who may be in multiple locations or wish to save on travel costs. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private on-site or online training, please contact us.

Online Training with Accelebrate. In the wake of the sudden emergence of the Coronavirus crisis, we want to help our clients continue to learn and grow while at home. We are offering 10% off any new booking of private online classes for your team of 3 or more if purchased before May 15, 2020. Please use discount code online2020 in the comments section of the contact form. For more information, and to see how we ensure successful online training, please see this Online Training Q&A.

Visual Studio 2019 Training Objectives

All students will:

  • 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

Visual Studio 2019 Training 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
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Lecture percentage

50%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

50%

Lab

Course Number:

VS-108

Duration:

3 Days

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

 

Training Materials:

All Visual Studio Testing training students receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

  • Visual Studio 2019 with the latest update
  • Access to a Team Foundation Server 2019 instance
  • Related lab files that Accelebrate would provide

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