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Web Testing Overview

1 Day

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This is a practical computer-based interactive seminar designed to provide a quick start in testing web-based applications. You will learn the terminology, the unique issues, and the process for testing web-based applications. As a result of attending this seminar, you should be able to understand web-based testing and have an increased comfort level in testing web-based applications.

A Web-Based Testing Overview will help you become more comfortable and confident in dealing with web-based testing issues. You will emerge from this one-day session knowing how to develop a web-based test strategy and plan. You will also have a working knowledge of how to perform a test of a web-based application.

Internet technology is a revolutionary resource that has the power to transform organizations, giving them a competitive advantage in today’s global marketplace. E-commerce can help your company become more competitive and ultimately, more profitable.

Web-Testing Overview is the first part of a three-part web testing trilogy for testing web applications. The second course is E-Commerce and Security Testing, and the third course in the trilogy is Testing Web Technology.

Return on Investment

  • Learn how to find costly and embarrassing problems before your customers find them.
  • Understand the unique differences in testing web-based applications.
  • Become familiar with web terminology so that you can interact confidently with web developers and vendors.
  • Choose the most effective test options for your company among competing techniques.
  • Understand which risks are associated with web-based technologies and how they can affect your test planning and execution.
  • Get the most out of your existing investment in testing and how to leverage that investment for web testing.
  • Advance your career by broadening your testing expertise.

Who Will Benefit

  • QA Managers
  • Test managers
  • Test analysts
  • Testers
  • End users
  • Web developers
  • Mainframe and client/server developers making the transition to web development.
  • General managers who are responsible for making IT quality decisions in their organizations
  • IT auditors and internal auditors

The program requires basic IT and testing knowledge or experience

Program Information

This course is presented on an in-house basis only unless offered as a special public course. Contact us for information about how to bring this course into your organization.

Content and Structure

Introduction (.5 hr.)

  • How Internet Systems Differ From Other Technologies
  • Terminology
  • The Impact Of Internet On Test Strategies
  • The Key Areas Of Focus For Internet Testing
  • The Role Of Verification And Validation In Testing Internet Systems

The Difference Between Client/Server And Internet Computing (.5 hr.)

  • Terminology
  • Architecture
  • Security
  • Skills
  • Benefits of Internet Technology

An Internet Testing Strategy (1 hr.)

  • Risks
  • Key Areas of Concern
  • Who Does What?
  • Test Environment Considerations

An Internet Testing Process (2 hrs.)

  • Deming Workbench
  • The Steps
  • How Testing Fits Into the Internet Systems development Lifecycle (.5 hr.)

An Overview of Internet Test Tools (1 hr.)

  • HTML Test Tools
  • Java Test Tools
  • Load/Stress Testing Tools

A Case Study and Exercise (1.5 hrs.)

Summary (.25 hr.)

  • Top 10 Workshop Points
  • Questions and Answers


  • Checklists and Templates
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Web Sites
  • Test tool database


  • Course notebook with slides, worksheets, checklists, complete examples and supporting text
  • Test tool database
  • You will have the basic information needed to plan and execute an effective test of a web-based application.


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