ISTQB Foundation – Chapter 2: Testing Throughout the Software Life Cycle

ISTQB Foundation – Chapter 2: Testing Throughout the Software Life Cycle

Expand your understanding of the ISTQB Foundation Level Certification with our comprehensive Chapter 2 – Testing Throughout the Software Life Cycle overview. This blog post will cover key topics, insights, and practice quizzes to help you prepare for the exam. If you need to go back and see other chapters and exam details, read ISTQB Foundation Level Exam: Comprehensive Preparation Course & Guide here.

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If you feel that you are ok to try the chapter 2 helpful practice quizzes, the mock-up exam quiz, insights, and additional resources like a mind map with a graphical visualisation of the ISTQB Foundation Level topics, a kind of Cheat Cheat. You may find it helpful too to help you with the exam.

ISTQB Cheat Cheat | Chapter 2 Practice Exam Quiz | ISTQB Foundation Level Quiz

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In this blog post, we’ll delve into the key topics covered in Chapter 2, including:

Waterfall model

Learn about this linear software development model, where testing is performed at the end of the development process.


Explore this software development model that emphasises testing, with unit, integration, and acceptance testing conducted at different process stages.

Iterative model

Understand the iterative software development approach where testing occurs as part of each development iteration or sprint.

Unit testing

Familiarise yourself with testing individual units or pieces of code within a system.

Integration testing

Learn how to test the interaction between modules or components to ensure they work together correctly.

System testing

Discover the process of testing the system, including functional and non-functional requirements such as load handling, reliability, and installability.

Acceptance testing

Understand the importance of verifying that a product satisfies its specifications and user story requirements.

Functional testing

Learn about testing focused on verifying specific actions or functions of the code.

Non-functional testing

Explore testing methods that evaluate a software application’s non-functional requirements, such as performance, security, and usability.

Structural testing

Familiarise yourself with testing approaches that consider the internal structure of a system or component, including branch testing, path testing, and statement testing.

To help you prepare for the ISTQB Foundation Level Certification exam, we’ve included the ISTQB Cheat Cheat, Chapter 2 Practice Exam Quiz, and ISTQB Foundation Level Quiz to help you practice and test your knowledge. Access these resources ISTQB Foundation Level Quiz.

We hope you find this blog post helpful in your ISTQB Foundation Level Certification preparation. If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions, please feel free to leave a comment below. Good luck!


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