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Pre-Conference Training

Enhance your conference experience by attending one of our pre-conference training classes. Taught by industry leaders with years of practical experience, combining training and the conference is the best way to maximize your learning experience.

*NOTE: Training classes at STARCANADA can also be attended without a full conference registration by visiting SQETraining.com.

Sunday, June 21, 2015 - 8:30am - Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 4:30pm

Delivered by leading experts in the testing industry, Software Tester Certification—Foundation Level is an accredited training course to prepare you for the ISTQB® Certified Tester—Foundation Level exam. ISTQB® is the only internationally accepted certification for software testing and has granted more than 380,000 certifications in more than 100 countries around the world. In this three-day course, you’ll learn the basic skills required of a software test professional and how testing fits into software development. This course is appropriate for those new to the testing profession and those seeking ISTQB® certification in software testing. 

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Learn more about Conrad Fujimoto.
Sunday, June 21, 2015 - 8:30am - Monday, June 22, 2015 - 4:30pm

Agile software practices are being employed within many development organizations worldwide, and as a result, many testers struggle to understand the agile development process and their place in it. In Agile Tester Certification, both novice and experienced testers learn the fundamentals of agile development, the role of the tester in the agile team, and the agile testing processes. Learn technical and team skills testers need for success in the world of agile development, as well as the techniques of Test-Driven Development (TDD), Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD) and Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) during this two-day course. All participants are expected to have experience in or knowledge of agile development fundamentals.  

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Learn more about Matta Saikali.
Sunday, June 21, 2015 - 8:30am - Monday, June 22, 2015 - 4:30pm

Many testers attempt to apply what they know to mobile testing, and while that may work for some functional testing, it often leaves many critical features untested. Critical errors that go untested can mean a swift end to a mobile application. Learning how to identify common issues in mobile applications and how to test the unique aspects of a mobile application is the only way to be truly successful. This course will cover usability across multiple platforms and resolutions, network and security testing, creating application unit tests, mobile UI automation, and performance testing for various devices over various networks and carriers.

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Learn more about Gene Gotimer.