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UC Testing Fundamentals for Software Engineers


Unlock the secrets to learning the fundamentals of testing and quality with our comprehensive course, UC-TFSE. Dive deep into practical insights and fundamental principles that underpin the world of software testing. Whether you're a seasoned developer, administrator or a fresh-faced enthusiast with no previous experience, UC-TFSE equips you with the essential tools and knowledge to start testing in a professional manner or to improve your own testing skills.

Business Outcomes:

  • Gain practical insights into testing and quality.
  • Experience the right focus to test.
  • Master the fundamentals of testing.
  • Learn the prerequisites for conducting effective tests.
  • Explore various approaches to enhancing quality.
  • Discover diverse methods for creating structered test scripts.
  • Learn some definitions of testing as they are also used in common methodologies.


List of Chapters:

  • Chapter 1: Getting Acquainted with Testing
  • Chapter 2: Having the Right Focus for Testing
  • Chapter 3: The Eight Test Practices
  • Chapter 4: Quality Attributes, focusing on Security, Usability, and Performance

Target Audience

UC-TFSE is for anyone in the IT industry who wants to understand the basics of Software Testing and Quality Assurance. This course has been created by engineers who have gained a passion for QA with the intent to pass on this practical knowledge to people that are starting their careers as software engineers as well as anyone who is already working as a developer or administrator. UC-TFSE will inspire the participants with practical exercises that are based on real-life experiences the authors have gained throughout their software engineering projects. This course is valuable to any software development team that is looking to improve the quality of their software. #neverstoplearning #continuousimprovment 

Important note: 

While UC-TFSE provides invaluable insights, it does not substitute the ISTQB CTFL certification, which is recommended for those pursuing further certifications in ISTQB. For those inspired to delve deeper into software testing, we encourage continuing with ISTQB's globally recognized courses.



No prerequisites are needed to embark on this enriching learning journey. Whether you're a novice or a seasoned professional, all enthusiasts seeking a deeper understanding of QA and testing are welcome to join and expand their knowledge.

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