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This course guides you through the world of software test and test automation with Tosca. Learn testing with a new tool.
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  • Lectures 30
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 3/2014 English

Course Description

Would you like to learn how we automate software tests with Tricentis Tosca Testsuite?

In this course we will provide you with

  • about 1 hour of video, along with
  • useful exercises and
  • quizzes.

In order to get the maximum benefit out of this course, we recommend that you practice and repeat the examples shown in the videos.

It will take you about 3 hours to complete the entire course if you go through every single example.

But there is no need to do everything at once since we have divided this course into several sections. Stick to your individual speed of learning and work your way through an entire section once you've started it!

This course requires an installation of Tricentis Tosca Testsuite if you would like to do the exercises as well. Please feel free to watch the videos even without the software.

If you do not yet have a Tosca installation, please visit the Tricentis homepage and request a free trial license. You will then be provided with the installation files and licenses required.

What are the requirements?

  • You can work with Microsoft Windows
  • Experience in software testing is an asset.
  • There is NO need to know how to code

What am I going to get from this course?

  • You will learn how the software testing process works.
  • You will know how Tosca Testsuite works in this software process.
  • You will be able to perform the basic operations in Tosca Testsuite.
  • You will be able to do simple test automation.

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone wanting to become acquainted with Tosca Testsuite
  • People who are interested in software testing
  • Anyone who is curious about test automation

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction

Make sure that you've got everything you need for this course. Review our small checklist before you get going. And have a look also at the resources section of this lecture for additional, helpful materials.

PLEASE NOTE that this course will provide you just with basic information on Tricentis Tosca Testsuite. If you would like to learn more, please feel free to contact us anytime.

Section 2: Getting to know the Tosca User Interface

Catch a first glimpse of the workspace - the place in Tosca where you manage your tests.


You will learn how to arrange workspace windows and how to tailor workspace views according to your needs.


Here you will see how you can save your customized view by using perspectives and how to make perspectives available to other users.


In this lecture we will be talking about the Tosca Options and Settings dialogs, and you will learn where to find the Tosca Online Help (product documentation)

10 questions

There is one correct answer per question.

Section 3: The test process in Tosca

Get acquainted with the process that forms the basis for automated testing with Tosca:

  1. Defining requirements
  2. Creating a test case design
  3. Building your test cases
  4. Automating your test cases with modules
  5. Executing your tests

We will map the test process mentioned in the previous lecture to the corresponding process steps in Tricentis Tosca Testsuite.

4 questions

There is one correct answer per question.

Section 4: Managing risks with requirements

You will hear about risk-based testing and you will learn how to utilize requirements to manage risk.


Is there a connection between risk, damage and frequency? What is the difference between weight and relative weight? How do I use the column chooser? - You'll find answers to these questions in this video!

4 questions

There is one correct answer per question.

Exercises for you
Section 5: Create the test cases you need with test case design

Testing is about creating the right test cases! 

Learn how to design the test cases you really need and how to group them by using orthogonal combinatorics.


This lecture covers

  1. How to create test sheets and attributes
  2. How to create instances of the attribute
  3. The difference between "straight through", "valid" and "invalid" characters

Linear Expansion helps you complete your instances. Watch this video to see how it works!


Learn why you should use TestCaseDesign classes and how to link your TestCaseDesign with the Requirements.

Exercises for you
Section 6: Building test cases

Here you will learn how to create test cases from TestCase-Design, and what the workstate of a test case means.

6 questions

There is one correct answer per question.

Section 7: Creating modules - the magic automation substance

Here we will finally start automating our test cases. We know you have been looking forward to this moment...

Scan your applications with Tosca XScan.


We will show you how to create automated test cases and you will hear about the importance of module attributes.

6 questions

There is one correct answer per question.

Exercises for you
Section 8: Working with test cases

Which actions can you perform with your test cases? 

We will have a look at the following Tosca ActionModes:

  1. INPUT

Verify the following control properties:

  1. exists
  2. enabled
  3. visible
  4. value

You will learn how table controls look like in Tosca and how to steer specific cells. Furthermore, we will show you how the RowCount command works, and we will buffer a table value.


Here you will learn how to use buffer values in your test, and how to specify {DATE} expressions in Tosca.

6 questions

There is one correct answer per question.

Exercises for you
Section 9: Executing test cases

What would tests be without results

See how we build and run execution lists in Tosca.


There's a huge benefit if you link execution lists with requirements! 

Learn what the execution state tells you about your test and where you find information on test steps which failed upon test execution.


The Scratchbook is a very useful feature in Tosca. Why? - Well, see for yourself in this video!

7 questions

There is one correct answer per question.


Here you will learn about manual test execution in Tosca and how to add screenshots and comments to your test result.

3 questions

There is one correct answer per question.

Exercises for you
Section 10: Conclusion

Congrats! Read on to see what's up next...

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Instructor Biography

Thomas Hanke, Senior Consultant at Tricentis

I’ve been working with Tosca for several years. Being part of the software quality assurance team enables me to test and document Tricentis Tosca Testsuite thoroughly. Now I’d like to share my knowledge of Tosca with you in this course.

Instructor Biography

Silke Grubmair, Senior Consultant at Tricentis

I've always been fond of languages and teaching. Therefore I decided to combine both and teach Tosca online. Enjoy our course!

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