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Understanding Manual Testing

Did you know that manual testing is not all that different from creating a piece of art? While new technology has enabled quality assurance teams to automate many processes in product testing, the best and most reliable testing tools are still wielded manually with human skills, attention to nuance, and complex, agile understanding. In this course, instructor Mike Fine gives you the foundational knowledge of manual testing, how it operates, and how to refine your manual testing skills.

Explore the steps of conducting a basic manual test that’s informed by best practices and sound product development goals. Mike dives into some of the various techniques commonly used in manual testing, shedding light on test plans and use cases that you can operationalize on the job. Along the way, discover some of the finer points of being an exceptional manual tester, from black box testing to fixing bugs, tracking output, and delivering excellent results every time.

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