QA - Test Automation using Perl
- People writing and maintaining Perl scripts, modules, or applications.
- QA engineers with some background in Perl already.
- At least 6 month experience writing Perl code.
- Learn the importance of automated tests
- Use the Testing frameworks that come with Perl
- To be capable to write all kinds of unit and integration tests
- 32 academic hours (usually full 4 days).
- About 50% hands-on exercise.
- Introduction to testing, why, when, who and how?
- Writing tests manually
- Simple tests
- Introduction to TAP - the Test Anything Protocol
- Testing tools in Perl for testing Perl Modules (Test::Simple, Test::More)
- Common reporting framework (Test::Harness)
- Extending the testing framework (Test::Builder)
- Test file system parsing application
- Command Line Interface applications
- Database testing
- Testing file-systems
- Testing network devices with CLI interface
- Testing Web application
- Testing CGI-based applications
- Testing PSGI-based applications
- Testing Database applications
- Regression testing
- Testing code that has not been written yet (Mocking)
- Testing code with 3rd party APIs
- Writing test to fail
- Bad input
- Testing error messages
- Code Coverage
- Setting up Continuous Integration
- Refactoring Perl code
- TDD - Test Driven Development
- A few words about XP - Extreme Programming
- Building random regression testing tool
Contact: Gabor Szabo firstname.lastname@example.org