Agile Test Automation Training

Level: Intermediate
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The fast-pace and iterative delivery of Agile projects requires advanced test automation to ensure that quality software products are delivered with high test coverage. This Agile test automation class addresses practical techniques tester-developers must employ to ensure they write high-coverage test code.

Plus, pass the post-course exam and earn Certification in Agile Test Automation (ICP-ATA) from the International Consortium for Agile (ICAgile).

Key Features of this Agile Test Automation Training

  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • Help you earn Scrum Alliance’s Certified Scrum Developer (CSD) certification

You Will Learn How To

  • Achieve optimal quality in Agile projects through test automation
  • Code user story and feature tests with ATDD (Acceptance Test-Driven Development) and BDD (Behavior-Driven Development) to validate product value
  • Tool your project to cover functional and non-functional testing
  • Leverage test design patterns to achieve high coverage
  • Design test code and data for long-term success

Certifications/Credits:

ICAgile General CPE 11 Credits PMI 11 PDU

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  • Dec 9 - 10 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EST Rockville, MD / Online (AnyWare) Rockville, MD / Online (AnyWare) Reserve Your Seat

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Agile Test Automation Course Information

  • Requirements

    • Prior to attending this course, attendees should have attended:
    • Work experience in programming, software development, and testing
  • Recommended Experience

    • Work experience as an Agile Tester, Agile Programmer, DevOps Engineer, Test Manager, and other roles that ensure sustainable quality and efficient use of tools and time.
    • Taking Course 1815, Agile Testing Strategies and Practices, is recommended, either before or after this course, to complete the ICAgile certification pathway for Agile Testing.
  • Course Materials

    • While the course qualifies for an ICAgile certificate, the class is not written like an exam prep course. The material is designed for hands-on, Agile training in test automation.
  • Course Preparation

    • Students will be emailed a short document to review before class. Understanding the content of this pre-course reading is required before class.
  • Certification & Exam Information

    • ICAgile: To obtain the ICAgile certification, students will need to pass the Learning Tree exam. Learning Tree customer service will process your registration with ICAgile once the exam has been passed., please allow 10 business days.
    • View the ICAgile Certification & Training Roadmap ›
    • Scrum Alliance: This course qualifies for 2 days of technical training towards the Certified Scrum Developer certification. To obtain Scrum Education Units (SEUs), students will need to pass the Learning Tree exam. Once notification of passing the exam has been received, contact Learning Tree's customer service to request registration with Scrum Alliance.
    • This course can help you earn Scrum Alliance’s Certified Scrum Developer (CSD) certification. Click to view our options for CSD - Certified Scrum Developer Training ›
    • This course can help you earn ICAgile certification. Click to view our options for ICAgile Certification Training ›

Agile Test Automation Course Outline

  • Test Automation Manifesto

    Motivations

    • Mapping Test Automation needs to Agile
    • Justifying the focus on high automation achievements

    Dimensions of automation

    • Addressing Test Pyramids from all angles for high quality
    • Mapping automation effort to the Agile Test Quadrants
    • Leveraging the 4D of TDD strategies

    Leading practices

    • Establishing rules of engagement through a manifesto
    • Selecting high ROI tests through an automation index
  • Business Test Automation

    Business test strategies

    • Mapping test effort to APIs or UI
    • Categorizing business tests in the 4 classes
    • Using design patterns for long term success
    • Implementing test cases with leading execution patterns

    ATDD/BDD

    • Formalizing test cases through ATDD cards
    • Specifying test with relevant examples
    • Dealing with business rules through BDD

    UI automation

    • Selecting the right CUIT patterns
    • Layering UI Tests for better resilience
  • Technical Test Automation

    Design analysis

    • Zooming on components through design reviews
    • Leveraging OO rules for effective unit test strategies
    • Measuring test coverage as a success indicator

    TDD

    • Protecting from code changes through TDD patterns
    • Using advanced mock techniques for better coverage
    • Recognizing leading design patterns for easier test maintenance
    • Avoiding anti-patterns to limit technical debt
  • Non-Functional Test Automation

    NFR driven planning

    • Using NFR dimensions for better planning
    • Breaking down sub dimensions for sharp quality assessments

    NF test tools

    • Perfecting tool selection for low cost test design
    • Developing multi-dimension NF Tests with pertinent tools
  • Continuous Testing and Delivery

    Foundation of CI

    • Integrating testing with the pipeline process
    • Accelerating code promotion through rapid test feedback

    Deployment pipelines

    • Configuring tests to map the anatomy of a deployment pipeline
    • Invoking code analysis automation at the commit stage
    • Automating testing of the deployment stage

    Test environments

    • Leveraging virtualization for easier test management
    • Creating codeline –aware environments

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Agile Test Automation Training FAQs

  • Who is the International Consortium for Agile (ICAgile)?

    ICAgile is one of the leading global agile accreditation and certification body. They help organizations design learning experiences that create an agile mindset and continue the agility within the organization.

  • How do I achieve Certification in Agile Test Automation (ICP-ATA) from ICAgile?

    To obtain the ICAgile certification, students will need to pass the Learning Tree exam. Learning Tree customer service will process your registration with ICAgile once the exam has been passed., please allow 10 business days.

  • Can I can a achieve Certification in Agile Test Automation online?

    Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want. This course is available in class and live online.

  • What industry credits can I earn for this Agile Test Automation course?

    This course can help you earn ICAgile certification. Click to view our options for ICAgile Certification Training. The program will also qualify for 11 PMI PDUs.

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