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    4 Weeks
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    Advanced
  • Language:
    English
  • Video Transcript:
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Prerequisites

  • Experience working in an organization delivering software.
  • Basic understanding of DevOps or completion of the Introduction to DevOps Practices.

About this course

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In this course, you will learn about different test types, usage scenarios and the benefits of a Test-Driven development approach.

We will cover best practices around the usage of Unit, API (Integration), Performance, Functional, Acceptance, Automated (Coded) UI and Exploratory testing.

You will learn how to create and analyze these tests using various tools such as Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS), Visual Studio, Application Insights and third-party frameworks such as Selenium

What you'll learn

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  • Understand various testing types and usage scenarios
  • Test-Driven development and it’s benefits
  • How to create and implement Unit tests and the elements of a good test 
  • How to create basic API tests (or Integration tests)
  • Performance testing and how to create a performance test using Visual Studio and Visual Studio team services (VSTS)
  • How to analyze performance test results using Application Insights
  • Exploratory testing in the context of visual Studio and Microsoft Test Manager
  • Module 0: Start Here
    • Welcome to the course!
    • Course Overview
    • Pre-Course Survey
  • Module 1: Testing Overview
    • Introduction
    • Types of Tests
    • Value of Automated Testing in DevOps
    • Test-Driven Development and its Benefits
    • Assessments
    • Supplemental Learning
  • Module 2: Unit Tests
    • Introduction
    • What is Unit Testing?
    • Elements of Unit Test
    • Techniques for Advanced Unit Testing
    • Create good unit tests using Visual Studio
    • Hands-on Lab: Creating Unit Tests
    • Assessments
    • Supplemental Learning
  • Module 3: Integration Testing
    • Introduction
    • Testing Overview
    • Integration Test in a standard development environment
    • Assessments
  • Module 4: Web Performance Tests and Load Tests
    • Introduction
    • Performance Testing
    • Create Web Performance Test Scripts
    • Run Load Tests
    • Analyze Performance Test Results
    • Hands-on Lab 1: Application Performance Monitoring
    • Hands-on Lab 2: Load Testing
    • Assessments
    • Supplemental Learning
  • Module 5: Functional Testing – Acceptance, UI, and Exploratory Tests
    • Introduction
    • Introduction to Functional Testing
    • Manual Acceptance Testing
    • Automated UI testing
    • Exploratory testing with Microsoft Test Manager
    • Hands-On Lab: Create a coded UI test
    • Assessments
    • Supplemental Learning
  • Module 6: Final Exam
    • Final Exam
    • Post-Course Survey

Meet your instructors

Steven Borg
Co-Founder and Strategist
Northwest Cadence
Sachi Williamson
Cloud DevOps Consultant
Northwest Cadence
JPS Kohli
Founder CEO
Skill-Up Technologies

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