Test Automation using Perl

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Course Format


  1. Details
    • 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


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