PTCCS366 Syllabus - Software Testing And Automation - 2023 Regulation Anna University

PTCCS366 Syllabus - Software Testing And Automation - 2023 Regulation Anna University

PTCCS366

SOFTWARE TESTING AND AUTOMATION

 L T P C

2 0 2 3

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
• To understand the basics of software testing
• To learn how to do the testing and planning effectively
• To build test cases and execute them
• To focus on wide aspects of testing and understanding multiple facets of testing
• To get an insight about test automation and the tools used for test automation

UNIT I

FOUNDATIONS OF SOFTWARE TESTING

6

Why do we test Software?, Black-Box Testing and White-Box Testing, Software Testing Life Cycle, V-model of Software Testing, Program Correctness and Verification, Reliability versus Safety, Failures, Errors and Faults (Defects), Software Testing Principles, Program Inspections, Stages of Testing: Unit Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing

UNIT II

TEST PLANNING

6

The Goal of Test Planning, High Level Expectations,Intergroup Responsibilities, Test Phases, Test Strategy, Resource Requirements, Tester Assignments, Test Schedule, Test Cases, Bug Reporting, Metrics and Statistics.

UNIT III

TEST DESIGN AND EXECUTION

6

Test Objective Identification, Test Design Factors, Requirement identification, Testable Requirements, Modeling a Test Design Process, Modeling Test Results, Boundary Value Testing, Equivalence Class Testing, Path Testing, Data Flow Testing, Test Design Preparedness Metrics, Test Case Design Effectiveness, Model-Driven Test Design, Test Procedures, Test Case Organization and Tracking, Bug Reporting, Bug Life Cycle.

UNIT IV

ADVANCED TESTING CONCEPTS

6

Performance Testing: Load Testing, Stress Testing, Volume Testing, Fail-Over Testing, Recovery Testing, Configuration Testing, Compatibility Testing, Usability Testing, Testing the Documentation, Security testing, Testing in the Agile Environment, Testing Web and Mobile Applications.

UNIT V

TEST AUTOMATION AND TOOLS

6

Automated Software Testing, Automate Testing of Web Applications, Selenium: Introducing Web Driver and Web Elements, Locating Web Elements, Actions on Web Elements, Different Web Drivers, Understanding Web Driver Events, Testing: Understanding Testing.xml, Adding Classes, Packages, Methods to Test, Test Reports.

30 PERIODS

PRACTICAL EXERCISES: 30 PERIODS
1. Develop the test plan for testing an e-commerce web/mobile application (www.amazon.in).
2. Design the test cases for testing the e-commerce application
3. Test the e-commerce application and report the defects in it.
4. Develop the test plan and design the test cases for an inventory control system.
5. Execute the test cases against a client server or desktop application and identify the defects.
6. Test the performance of the e-commerce application.
7. Automate the testing of e-commerce applications using Selenium.
8. Integrate TestNG with the above test automation.
9. Mini Project:
   a) Build a data-driven framework using Selenium and TestNG
   b) Build Page object Model using Selenium and TestNG
   c) Build BDD framework with Selenium, TestNG and Cucumber

COURSE OUTCOMES:
CO1: Understand the basic concepts of software testing and the need for software testing
CO2: Design Test planning and different activities involved in test planning
CO3: Design effective test cases that can uncover critical defects in the application
CO4: Carry out advanced types of testing
CO5: Automate the software testing using Selenium and TestNG

TOTAL:60 PERIODS

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Yogesh Singh, “Software Testing”, Cambridge University Press, 2012
2. Unmesh Gundecha, Satya Avasarala, "Selenium WebDriver 3 Practical Guide" - Second Edition 2018

REFERENCES:
1. Glenford J. Myers, Corey Sandler, Tom Badgett, The Art of Software Testing, 3rd Edition, 2012, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
2. Ron Patton, Software testing, 2nd Edition, 2006, Sams Publishing

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