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Do ISTQB/ISEB Testing Certificates prove that someone can test?

I have passed the foundation level exam, and to be honest, I'm pretty sure that anyone could pass that exam with a couple of days of studying. My question is are these certificates really of value to ...
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Developers have code kata to practice skills. What test equivalents are there?

Deliberate practice is key to developing mastery of a skill. If you want to practice your programming skills, there are a wealth of resources like code kata. What are the equivalents for test design? ...
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Security testing resources

Can anyone recommend any good security testing resources? Although I have a basic security skillset, I'd like to improve this. Some of the training I've seen online however seems kind of sketchy. ...
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What online games (ideally with a bunch of glitches) would make for a good software testing training exercise?

I'll be giving a 3-day course on software test design later this month with lots of hands-on exercises. I'd like to include one or more exercises that would involve testing an online game for ...
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Fundamental Requirements For an Entry Level QA Engineer

My intention is for this to be a Community Wiki. Being that I have not been granted the power to make this a Community Wiki, I ask that someone who does have the power make it one before it gets ...
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Looking for a faulty application for training

As part of training for new QA resources, I would like to have them practice testing against an application with known issues. I know there are security examples of this type of application (i.e. ...
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SQL “sandbox” for new QA staff training: DB structure, approach, deployment and maintenance?

Complex DB solutions are not rare nowadays, so I have an idea to deploy a SQL "sandbox" for staff training before real projects come. Mainly I interested in 2 things to have: Oracle 11+ DB instance. ...
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Testing a tester with example projects

I'm currently going through the stages of hiring a new junior tester into my team. I would like to give some of the potential candidates who don't necessarily have much of a testing background an ...
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Testing training required for people switching from development to testing

I have total 10 years of experience in testing. I am switching to Corporate Training now. I have been told to teach manual testing to a batch of developers who want to switch to Testing. I have not ...
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Unix Performance testing - training content

My company is involved with performing performance testing and now they want to perform couple of training related with executing those tests on the servers based on Unix systems. We will test ...
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Complex registration forms examples for test cases creation practicing

Could you please suggest some non-trivial web forms for test case preparation training? The form should concern different field validation warnings, number autocomplete, dynamic fields, etc. Nice ...
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I am looking for online Training or Books or online resources on selenium automation testing

Hello SQA stackexchange people I am looking for training on selenium automation testing. I would like expertise on selenium. I have walk-through following books but all are very beginner Selenium ...
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What is the general opinion H2K information systems? [closed]

My mom has recently signed up for a QA training course with http://www.h2kinfosys.com, and I'm not sure if this center would be respected by the industry. They say that the center will help with job ...
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Changing course from Pre-Med to SQA engineering…what should I do?

I'm in my second semester as junior in college, and until recently, I've been on the pre-med track. Long story short, I realized that I wasn't planning on going to medical school because of my ...
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What is a good training to signup for to get training for my SQA department?

I would like to sign up my whole QA department up for some SQA training in testing. Not sure of any good places/organizations to look at for providing the training though. Any one do any training and ...
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Trainings about mobile app testing

I'm not familiar with trainings about testing because I learned everything my own, but there are - I have - options to attend on different trainings, especially about mobile app testing. Do you know ...
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TestComplete On-Demand Video Training [closed]

SmartBear, the vendor for TestComplete automation tool, have over a 90 on-demand training videos available covering various subjects. However, it costs $349 for a years access. Has anyone watched ...
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Training recommendations for Continuous Integration and TestComplete

At my company we use a lot of custom built tools, our Continuous Integration is also custom built and my job is it to drive the development further and to implement automated tests in TestComplete for ...
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What do I need to start from zero in automated testing?

I am new to testing. I need to learn because I have an opportunity to work in this field in the the future. I would like to know what I need to get started. Preferably, I would like to study automated ...