TestArchitect Training and Coaching

Quickly gain test automation expertise

Training ranges from a half-day instructor led quick-start session to a comprehensive 5 day hands-on course to get the most from automation with TestArchitect.

Essential instruction in ABT

This 1-day, hands-on course equip you with the knowledge and processes for efficient test development and design that makes large-scale test automation possible.

The course covers the key concepts of ABT, and provides step-wise processes to properly design test modules and test cases with hands-on exercises to reinforce the concepts presented. The course exclusively covers ABT. Use of the TestArchitect automation toolset is covered in other courses.

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Who Should Attend

Software testers, business analysts, test managers, quality assurance specialists, project managers and other individuals who will be planning the testing effort, developing test plans or test cases for software development projects.

What’s covered

  • How to address the challenges of test automation with good test design
  • ABT Concepts - test module and test design, action-based test creation, and automation solution

Course Outline

Topics Test Design Challenges and Why ABT Price $3,000 plus travel
Action Based Testing Concepts
Two-Phase Test Design
Test Design Exercises
Prerequisite Some experience with test development is recom-mended

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Quick-start to automating with TestArchitect

This 4-hour, hands-on session helps you get started quickly by becoming familiar with TestArchitect’s functionality and the user interface. While not required, prior instruction in Action Based Testing (ABT) is highly recommended.

The instructor will take you through test creation and execution in TestArchitect step-by-step creating action-driven test cases, interface definitions (for connecting with the GUI of the application under test), execute tests using the automation engine, and review test results.

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Who Should Attend

Software testers, test managers, test designers, automation engineers, and others who will be using TestArchitect

What’s covered

  • Working with TestArchitect’s User Interface components, repository server and license server

You Will Learn

  • Create a test modules, test cases, and test lines
  • Execute a test module and review the test result summary and details
  • Create reusable actions
  • Define interfaces with GUI of an application under test

Course Outline

Topics TA Overview – Introduction to TestArchitect’s components and TA Client user interface Price $1,000 Training is instructor-led and delivered by web or video conferencing
Actions – Define re-usable application-level actions
Action Recorder – Using the Action Record to create test cases
Interfaces - Define interfaces using Interface Viewer
Variables & Expressions – Enhance tests with variables and expressions
Prerequisite Access to a licensed installation of TestArchitect
Completion of a course on Action Based Testing(Optional, but highly recommended)

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TestArchitect Essential Instruction

This 2-day course provides interactive, hands-on instruction to get you up-to-speed quickly with TestArchitect. It covers TestArchitect’s features for both test development and test automation by showing and practicing “how-to” using the tool’s functionality. Prior instruction in Action Based Testing (ABT) is highly recommended.

The course starts with an overview of the components and functionality of the toolset, followed by hands-on exercises creating and executing action-driven tests and then reviewing the test results. You will also be shown how to use harnesses to script custom actions in Python. Basic administrative functionality including tool installation and set-up, and repository and user management are also covered.

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Who Should Attend

This course is designed to equip Software testers, test managers, test designers, automation engineers, and other software knowledgeable individuals who will be using TestArchitect to effectively design, implement and execute automated tests for software development projects.

 

What’s covered:

  • Working with TestArchitect’s User Interface, repositories and license server
  • Test management, Test development, Test automation
  • Using the test harness for scripting actions in Python, Java or C#

You Will Learn:

  • Create, edit and organize actions, test modules, test cases, and test lines
  • Define interfaces with GUI of Application under Test using Interface
  • Use variables and expressions in test lines

Course Outline

Courses TA Overview – Introduction to TestArchitect’s components and TA Client user interface Price $6,000 plus travel
Actions – Define re-usable application-level actions
Action Recorder – Using the Action Record to create test cases
Interfaces - Define interfaces using Interface Viewer
Variables & Expressions – Enhance tests with variables and expressions
Prerequisite Access to a licensed installation of TestArchitect
Completion of a course on Action Based Testing(Optional, but highly recommended)

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TestArchitect Comprehensive Instruction

This is a 5-day course provides individuals and teams with the knowledge and skills to become proficient in test automation. Classroom instruction will be put into practice through individual and group hands-on exercise sessions and interaction with the instructor.

The course will equip testing professionals with the understanding and know-how for good test design and automating tests using TestArchitect. The instruction begins with ABT and modular test design, along with step-wise processes to design test modules and reusable test. The ABT concepts will be put into practice using the features of TestArchitect. The final portion of the session will cover TestArchitect’s advanced test development, test management and test automation.

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Who Should Attend

This course is designed to equip Software testers, test managers, test designers, automation engineers, and others to use TestArchitect to effectively design, implement and execute automated tests.

What’s covered ABT

  • Overcoming the challenges of test design and test automation with ABT
  • ABT Concepts and the phased approach to test design
  • Practical application using ABT methods

Instruction on Using TestArchitect and Test Automation

  • Create, organize and edit test modules, test cases, and actions
  • Track changes and share test assets for effective team collaboration
  • Manage an automation lab with multiple machines
  • Create customize reports and dashboards
  • Use the test harness for scripting actions in Python, Java or C#

Course Outline

Topics Action Based Testing (ABT) Price $12,000 plus travel
Two-Phase Test Design
Test Design hands-on exercises
Overview of TestArchitect – components and user interface
Test execution, test debugging, and error handling
Reporting and Dashboard – panel templates, chart and re-port settings
Lab Manager – manage multi-machine automation lab
Version control – check in, check out, team collaboration
Test Management and Project Subscription
License Server Management, Repository server manage-ment, User Management
Harness Development - creating and using harness actions
Prerequisite Access to a licensed installation of TestArchitect

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Coaching

What’s offered:

Automation experts work directly with individuals and groups to provide hands-on tutoring and guidance for proper implementation of TestArchitect and ABT, and other tools that may be utilized in the testing effort. Testing experts provide coaching on coding standards and coding skills for automated test case design and problem solving that will provide a quick ramp-up to efficient and highly maintainable test automation.

Coaches are available for team/1-on-1 assistance on-site or remotely via web or video conference workshop, or for individual phone coaching.

Benefits

  • Shortens the learning curve in gaining proficiency with ABT and the TestArchitect toolset.
  • Coaches work directly alongside individuals for guided learning and problem solving.
  • Facilitates quick adoption of test methods and test case design that improve testing efficiency.
  • Saves time and money by making teams more efficient.

Pricing

On-Site Coaching $1,200 per day, plus travel
Remote Workshop $500 per session (max 3 hrs.
Phone Coaching $300 (max 2 hrs.)