Questions tagged [training]

the action of teaching a person skills or tools related to software testing.

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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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Fundamental Requirements For an Entry Level QA Engineer

I'm in a dilemma I'm sure most of you were at some point in the beginning of your careers. I'm about to start my Junior year in college this fall and I major in Information Systems. I currently work ...
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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 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 ...
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Where can I find some amusing cartoons about software testing? [closed]

I came across this Dilbert cartoon this week that I thought was pretty funny. What other good software testing related cartoons are out there?
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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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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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Training a non-QA employee to do QA

I have just started working for a company as a QA Automation Lead, and have been informed that someone will be joining me to start the testing efforts here at this company. I have just found out who ...