Software Testing - Condition Coverage and Mutation Testing Strategies - Revised

Software Testing
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The Condition Coverage and Mutation Testing Strategies course will teach you about many of the advanced testing strategies for software.
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    2-3 Hours
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In this course, you will learn about Dataflow testing and creating control flow graphs and about coverage based techniques such as Multiple condition coverage (MCC).

You will learn about how mutation testing works and why you would introduce faults into your program. You will learn about basic and the multiple condition coverage testing. You will learn about the differences in coverage based techniques, their strengths and weaknesses. You will look at MC/DC, or Modified condition and decision coverage testing. You will also look at creating a control flow graphs for your path testing. You will learn about testing your variable in a program using Dataflow testing. You will investigate further into mutation testing, its terminology and potential drawbacks. Finally, you will be introduced to integration testing and to the different approaches to it.

This course will be of interest to any programmer wishing to learn about advanced testing programs for what they may have written. Prerequisites: You will need to complete the previous two courses: ‘Introduction to Software Testing' and 'Software Testing - Black-Box Strategies and White-Box testing'.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the different types of condition coverage testing
  • Describe Modified condition and decision coverage testing
  • Explain path coverage testing and creation of control-flow graphs
  • Discuss Dataflow testing
  • Describe mutation testing and identify its drawbacks


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