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ISTQB Foundation Level and Agile Tester Certification guide

This site has study material / guide needed to pass the ‘ISTQB Foundation Level Certification’ and the newly introduced ‘Agile Tester Extension Certification’. International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) is an international organization that offers globally recognized certifications for software testers. Having a certification establishes credibility of the candidate.

ISTQB Foundation Level Certification study guide

Foundation Level Certification is aimed at candidates who have recently completed their education and want to take up software testing as a profession. It is also taken up by experienced candidates who want to demonstrate their practical knowledge of software testing. It is the most popular certification course recognized by organizations worldwide. It provides software tester a basic understanding of the fundamentals of software testing along with processes, tools, techniques and management methodology. Launch the study guide >>

ISTQB Agile Testing Certification study guide

Agile Tester Extension Certification is beneficial for testers who are already working on Agile methodology and also for those who wish to learn it.  Testers in Agile project have different approach of testing when compared to traditional projects. Testers should have a very clear understanding of the values, principles, processes and tools used in testing Agile projects. This certification guide provides the tester with an easy-to-understand explanation of the topics covered in the Agile Tester certification. Launch the study guide >>

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What is the ISTQB Agile Tester Extension Certification?

ISTQB Agile Tester Extension Certification
ISTQB has introduced a new certification known as ISTQB Agile Tester Certification Extension. Software development and testing in an agile project follows a significantly different approach compared to regular software projects. Testers who are part of the agile projects need to have a good understanding of the Agile software development processes, the testing methodologies, difference in testing between traditional and agile approaches, tool and techniques in Agile project etc. This certification tests the knowledge of candidates in these areas. [Read more…]

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ISTQB Foundation Level Certification – The Definitive Guide

ISTQB Certification is an internationally recognized software testing certification which is an essential part of QA Trainings in many organizations. ISTQB certification is also important for candidates looking for a job as a Software Tester. This site contains everything you need to know about the ISTQB exam including the study material / study guide you need in order to successfully pass the ISTQB Foundation Level exam.

ISTQB has 3 levels of certification – Foundation Level, Advanced Level and Expert Level.

There is no educational or other pre-requisite for taking the Foundation Level exam. ISTQB recommends candidates to have 6 months of work experience before they take up the certification but this is not a requirement.

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ISTQB Certification Syllabus

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The ISTQB Certification syllabus for Foundation Level comprises of the following categories of knowledge areas that are part of the exam:

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Best Test Management Tools – Web based

Test management tools take care of the entire end to end QA processes. It is used to keep track of the information like Test strategy, Test planning, Test cases and it also keeps the track of all the bugs raised and much more. There are many different types of test management tools which come with different features which are suitable for different types of testing. Most test management tools allow you to start working with them without having to install anything on your machine. This allows the tester to collaborate with his/her team from any where. Below we list some of the best web based test management tools. [Read more…]

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Best Desktop Test Management Tools

Test Management tools are used for planning the testing activities and for storing the information about the project and also reporting the status of the testing activities. These tools are installed on your desktop and are used to manage the testing efforts. Some tools have a common database or a web based back end, which is used to share data across multiple desktops. Some of the widely used Desktop test management tools are listed below. [Read more…]

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Best Bug Tracker – Top issue tracking software tools

Bug trackers are nothing but bug tracking software tools which are used for tracking bugs or issues found during the testing of any software application or product. These tools are basically used by the testers and to some extent by the developers as well. Bug tracker tools keep the records of all the bugs raised through their issue tracking system. It helps us in predicting the completion of milestone based on the bugs raised. This also helps us in deciding the regression testing to be performed around the features. The tools help us in monitoring the features which have the most bugs. They also helps us to find the bug fix rate per developer. Below are some of the best bug trackers available : [Read more…]

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2015 ISTQB Agile Extension Exam Dates and Test Center locations in India

ISTQB Agile Tester Extension exam dates in 2015 are given below. Please note that the exam may not be available in all cities. You can only take up the exam in the cities listed below. Please be aware that you should have passed the ISTQB Foundation Level Certification (CTFL) before you can take up the Agile tester extension. For more details you can go through the FAQ on ISTQB Agile tester extension exam.

For those who want to take the exam in other countries, please get in touch with the testing board in your country to find out the dates and location for the exam.

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Date Location
BANGALORE
15-03-2015
19-04-2015
21-06-2015
09-08-2015
04-10-2015
06-12-2015
Mind Q
Mind Q Systems Pvt. Ltd. No.14/17, Apoorva Building, Opp. Reliance Fresh, BTM 1st Stage, 100 Feet Main Road, Bangalore-560068
Pin: 560068
Contact No: 9343494617
Contact Person: Pravesh Pugalia
Email: pravesh@indiantestingboard.com

CHENNAI
15-03-2015
19-04-2015
21-06-2015
09-08-2015
04-10-2015
06-12-2015
Meenakshi College For Women
363, Arcot Road, Kodambakkam, Chennai
Pin: 600024
Contact No: 1204236187
Contact Person: Sonal Garg
Email: sonal@indiantestingboard.com

HYDERABAD
15-03-2015
19-04-2015
21-06-2015
09-08-2015
04-10-2015
06-12-2015
Mind Q
Mind Q Systems Pvt Ltd, 8-3-214/7, Srinivasa Nagar Colony (W), S.R.Nagar, Hyderabad
Pin: 500038
Contact No: 1204236187
Contact Person: Sonal Garg
Email: sonal@indiantestingboard.com

KOLKATA
15-03-2015
19-04-2015
21-06-2015
09-08-2015
04-10-2015
06-12-2015
Vallabhram Mehta Boys Secondary School
6 Pollock Street, Kolkata-700001
Pin: 700001
Contact No: 0120-4355270
Contact Person: Miss Sonal Garg
Email: sonal@indiantesitngboard.com

MUMBAI
15-03-2015
19-04-2015
21-06-2015
09-08-2015
04-10-2015
06-12-2015
Cosmopolitan’s Valia College of Commerce
Near Versova Police Station D N Nagar, Cosmopolitian Education Society Road, Andheri(West) Mumbai
Pin: 400053
Contact No: 1204236187
Contact Person: Sonal Garg
Email: sonal@indiantestingboard.com

NOIDA
15-03-2015
19-04-2015
21-06-2015
09-08-2015
04-10-2015
06-12-2015
Indian Testing Board
A-108B, Sector-58 Noida
Pin: 201301
Contact No: 1204236187
Contact Person: Miss Sonal Garg
Email: sonal@indiantestingboard.com

PUNE
15-03-2015
19-04-2015
21-06-2015
09-08-2015
04-10-2015
06-12-2015
SQTL
SQTL, Dayaprabha House, Opp. Sulzer India, Near ICICI Bank, ITI Road Aundh, Pune – 411 007
Pin: 411001
Contact No: 1204236187
Contact Person: Sonal Garg
Email: sonal@indiantestingboard.com

TRIVANDRUM
15-03-2015
19-04-2015
21-06-2015
09-08-2015
04-10-2015
06-12-2015
TIME Shiv Bhavan
Opp SBI,Kannamoola, Medical College P.O., Trivandrum
Pin: 695011
Contact No: 1204236187
Contact Person: Sonal Garg
Email: sonal@indiantestingboard.com

Please note that the exam date and venue may change. If this happens, registered candidates will be intimated regarding the change.

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What are Build and Distribution Tools in Agile software testing?

As discussed in the article of Continuous Integration, we studied that daily build and deployment of software is a key practice in Agile teams which requires continuous integration of tools and builds automation tools. Here we will take a look at how build and distribution tools are used in Agile development. [Read more…]

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What are the Tools in Agile Projects?

There are many different types of Agile tools out there. Some are free, some are paid. There are many enterprise tools that support end-to-end flow of software development life cycle including requirements management, test management, defect tracking. In addition, these tools also provide task boards for distributed teams, burndown charts and creating user stories. [Read more…]

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What is Exploratory Testing in Agile Methodology?

Exploratory testing plays an important role in agile testing. It is a simultaneous approach where the testers learn about the system, perform test design and write test cases. It may be sometimes combined with other experience-based testing such as analytical risk-based testing, analytical requirements-based testing, model-based testing, and regression-averse testing. [Read more…]

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What is Acceptance Test-Driven Development in Agile Methodology?

Acceptance test-driven development is a test-first approach in which acceptance criteria is well understood by the development team and test cases are created based on the bullet points stated in the acceptance criteria; any modification to the acceptance criteria may done in prior planning meeting in a negotiation with the Product Owner. [Read more…]

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What is Definition of Done? Test Levels in Agile software

Definition of done suggests the exit criteria of an application delivery or the condition when Testers can mark a user story as complete. There are various test levels incorporated in definition of done in Agile software development. The following list gives examples of various test levels. [Read more…]