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Validating and Testing Software Training

Hands-on course
Duration : 3 days
Ref : TES
Price  2020 : Contact us
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In this course, you'll discover best practices aimed at improving software testing and validation processes. You'll see how tests help demonstrate the product's compliance with its specifications and how to implement them throughout the development process.

Learning objectives

  • Discover the challenges of testing and the references used in this field
  • Outline and implement an approach to testing
  • Understand the concept of unit tests and the notion of structural coverage
  • Learn about the integration testing process as a whole
  • Design functional validation tests and report their results

Actions collectives

Ce cours fait partie des actions collectives Atlas (réf. 28302)

Introduction to software testing

  • What is a test? Bugs and their cost. Testability. Testing and the life cycle. The concept of V&V.
  • Functional testing vs. structural testing. Test coverage. Non-regression tests. The profession of a tester.
  • References, maturity of processes (TMMI, TPI).

Hands-on work
Discovering a case study, application to be developed.

Management processes related to testing

  • Managing requirements, specifications, and traceability.
  • Managing anomalies and change requests.
  • Managing configuration and changes.
  • Peer review.

Hands-on work
Reviewing the requirements and specifications.

The approach to testing

  • The five fundamentals.
  • The project process and testing. The global approach.
  • The testing plan and its adaptations. The testing strategy.
  • The risk-based approach. Estimating.
  • Platforms. Testing and databases.
  • Preparing, executing, and evaluating tests.
  • Delivery documentation. Follow-up.

Hands-on work
Getting started with the test management tool.

Unit tests

  • The unit test process. Test Driven Development (TDD). xUnits.
  • Limit testing, robustness testing, and random testing. Dynamic analysis. Structural coverage.
  • Static analysis. Reading code.

Hands-on work
Measuring structural coverage.

Integration testing

  • The integration testing process.
  • Continuous integration.
  • Integration strategies (upward, etc.)
  • Random testing. The role of the integrator.

Hands-on work
Integration testing. Test reports, coverage reports, metrics.

Validation testing

  • The validation testing process. The genesis of the version (feature freeze).
  • People involved in validation.
  • Intuitive anomaly searching, ad hoc testing. Exploratory testing. Partition testing. Graphs.
  • Statistical, ergonomical, usability, and stress testing.

Hands-on work
Designing validation tests. Running tests and returning results.


  • Project report, acceptance clauses, acceptance testing.
  • Setting up corrective and adaptive maintenance.
  • Outsourcing tests, TPAA. Tools.
Participants / Prerequisite

» Participants

This course is for developers/testers, lead contractors and type approvers, project owners, and type approval managers who seek to control their testing processes.

» Prerequisite

Basic knowledge of software development.

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Time schedule

Generally, courses take place from 9:00 to 12:30 and from 14:00 to 17:30.
However, on the first day attendees are welcomed from 8:45, and there is a presentation of the session between 9:15 and 9:30.
The course itself begins at 9:30. For the 4- or 5-day hands-on courses, the sessions finish at 15:30 on the last day
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