The course at a glance

The Domain Testing Workbook - BBST

All students who sign up for the Domain Testing course must have successfully completed the BBST® Test Design course.

Altom, in collaboration with Kaner, Fiedler & Associates, LLC, is offering a new generation of public BBST® courses, with the BBST® Domain Testing course being the fourth one in the series.

After learning multiple testing techniques in Test Design, in this fourth module, we will focus on domain testing, which includes equivalence partitioning and boundary analysis and uses a risk-based approach. This course helps you gain competence in the technique through extensive practice with real-world applications. You will learn to do variable tours, to sample appropriately from secondary dimensions of variables and to imagine relevant tests for results and consequences.

Domain testing is primarily a sampling strategy:

  • Divide the possible values of a variable into subsets of values that are similar in some way (we’ll call them equivalent).
  • Design your test to use only one or two values from each subset. Pick extreme values (we’ll call them boundaries) that maximize the likelihood of exposing a bug.

You might already be familiar with equivalence class analysis or boundary testing. This course goes beyond that.
You will work through a set of real-world applications that is:

  • Broad enough for you to learn the scope of the technique.
  • Detailed enough for you to develop this skill by practicing, getting feedback and trying again until you can do it well.

Course Details:

Fully Online

4 weeks of classes

1 capstone project

Registration 2019

Jun 9 – Jul 6

Instructors:

Cem Kaner

Ru Cindrea

Rebecca Fiedler

Price: 750 Register

Instructors

Cem Kaner

BBST Instructor and Content owner
As a Professor of Software Engineering at Florida Institute of Technology, Cem Kaner’s research was focused on software engineering, primarily software testing, software metrics, and computer law & ethics.

His career is centered around a consistent theme: enhancing the satisfaction and safety of software customers, users, and developers.

Alexandra Casapu

BBST Instructor
Alexandra Casapu specializes in exploratory testing using heuristics and testing techniques adapted to context. She enjoys coaching and mentoring other testers, shaping teams, and company-wide testing approaches, as well as doing hands-on testing.

Currently, she is testing music production software at Native Instruments, while contributing to the Quality community of practice within the company.
In her free time, she enjoys learning about security analysis, improving her programming and hacking skills, and cultivating critical thinking around.

Ru Cindrea

BBST Instructor
Ru Cindrea is a senior test consultant and managing partner at Altom Consulting, focusing on test management and mobile software testing.
With over 10 years of experience, she believes all testing is exploratory and she is currently working with the Finnish testing community on building a strong group of testing professionals.
Rebecca Fiedler

Rebecca Fiedler

BBST Instructor
Rebecca Fiedler is an educator and a lifelong learner.  She has spent decades teaching students of all ages – from Kindergarten to University. In the testing community, she works with Cem Kaner on the BBST® online professional development courses. She is a regular attendee and presenter at the Workshop on Teaching Software Testing and has had numerous presentations at national and international conferences in education and educational technology.