Introduction to Software Testing

Beginner
12m 6s
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This Lesson will introduce new software developers to the concepts of software testing, debugging, and logging. These concepts are common to most programming languages, making this foundational knowledge.

Learning Objectives

  • The purpose of unit testing
  • The purpose of integration testing
  • The concept of code coverage
  • The concept of software debugging
    • And some of the different debugging techniques
  • The concept of software logging
    • And why some information shouldn’t be included inside log entries

Intended Audience 

  • New software developers

Prerequisites

  • You should have at least a conceptual understanding of programming
    • It’s okay if you’re not yet developing complex software
    • As long as you’re comfortable with the concept of functions, classes, and methods, you’re likely ready for this Lesson
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Ben Lambert is a software engineer and was previously the lead author for DevOps and Microsoft Azure training content at Cloud Academy. His courses and learning paths covered Cloud Ecosystem technologies such as DC/OS, configuration management tools, and containers. As a software engineer, Ben’s experience includes building highly available web and mobile apps. When he’s not building software, he’s hiking, camping, or creating video games.

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