Course C# for Testers

The course C# for Testers discusses the basic syntax of the C# programming language and how to use C# when writing NUnit tests and implementing SpecFlow scenarios. C# is the most often used language in the .NET Framework and is very similar to Java. NUnit and SpecFlow are frequently used libraries in test automation.

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  • Course C# for Testers : Content

    C# Intro

    The course starts with a discussion of the .NET environment in which C# code runs. The .NET Framework class library and NuGet for managing dependencies in .NET are discussed here.

    C# Syntax

    Next attention is paid to the various data types in C# such as value types and reference types. Also covered are flow control constructs, calling methods and passing parameters.

    Classes and Object

    Object oriented programming in C# with classes and objects, constructors, private and public data is also treated. The concepts inheritance, polymorphism and interfaces are explained. And the data structure classes of the collection framework are discussed as well.

    Exception Handling

    Handling errors by means of the exception handling mechanism is part of the course program. Common exceptions such as the null reference exception and their causes are covered.

    NUnit Test

    Also on the program of the course is the setting up NUnit tests, the structure of NUnit tests, the annotations and assert statements used, the execution of NUnit tests in a Visual Studio environment and reporting on the results of the tests.


    Finally the course C# for Testers covers the SpecFlow Framework with the Gherkin mini language. Attention is paid to Feature files, Step definitions and the integration with NUnit. The course C# for Testers is a good basis to participate in the course Web Testing with Selenium.

  • Course C# for Testers : Training

    Audience Course C# for Testers

    The course C# for Testers is intended for experienced testers who want to learn how to use C#, NUnit and SpecFlow when writing test scripts.

    Prerequisites Course C# for Testers

    Knowledge of and experience with testing is required to participate in this course. Experience with programming is beneficial for understanding but not required.

    Realization Training C# for Testers

    The course C# for Testers has a hands-on character. The theory is treated on the basis of presentation slides and is interchanged with practical exercises. The course material is in English. Course times are from 9.30 up and to 16.30.

    Certification Course C# for Testers

    After successful completion of the training the participants receive an official certificate C# for Testers.

    C# Course for Testers
  • Course C# for Testers : Modules

    Module 1 : Intro C#

    Module 2 : Language Syntax

    Module 3 : Classes and Objects

    .NET Overview
    Common Language Runtime
    C# Language
    Managed Code
    C# Compilation
    Visual Studio IDE
    Common Type System
    .NET Core
    .NET Class Library
    Dependency Management
    C# Data Types
    Variables and Scope
    Value Types
    Reference Types
    Flow Control
    if and else Statements
    switch Statement
    for and while Loops
    break and continue
    Strings and Arrays
    Parameter Passing
    Class Definition
    Access Modifiers
    Creating Objects
    Fields and Properties
    Special Properties
    static Modifier

    Module 4 : Exception Handling

    Module 5 : Collections

    Module 6 : NUnit and SpecFlow

    Error Conditions
    Exceptions in C#
    Exception Handling Syntax
    Exception Flow
    Exceptions Template
    Exceptions Object
    finally Clause
    Common Exceptions
    Throwing Exceptions
    User Defined Exceptions
    Catching User Exceptions
    Properties of Collections
    Parameterized Types
    Compile Time Safety
    Using Generics
    Predefined Collections
    Array and List Class
    Queue and Stack Class
    Linked List
    Sorted List
    NUnit Integration
    Assert Statements
    Parameterized Tests
    Acceptance Testing
    SpecFlow Scenario's
    Feature Files
    Gherkin Keywords
    Given When
    Test Automation
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