Public Cantata Training Course for C++


  • Date: In planning
  • Duration: 2 days, each 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Online (Go To Meeting – Web Session)
  • Language: EN
  • Speaker: QA Systems Product Trainer
  • Early Bird: N/A
  • Price: € 675 (plus the legally applicable tax of the recipient of the service)



+49 (0)711 138183-0



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This Cantata training course significantly increases the productivity of engineers using the Cantata tool, accelerating unit and integration layer testing.
The course provides hands-on lab sessions examples of testing C++ code using the Cantata tool guided by easy-to-use Eclipse cheat sheets.

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand the theory and purpose of unit and integration testing
  • Use best practice unit and integration testing techniques with Cantata

Course Format

  • Instructor-led course consisting of lectures and interactive lab sessions
  • Students gain hands-on experience with personal guidance from expert QA Systems instructors
  • Specific questions are addressed
  • Lab sessions allow hands-on application of the course concepts with supplied examples.


Training Course Instructor

All Instructors are experts in testing C and C++ with the Cantata tool. They are current Cantata Technical Support Engineers.


Who Should Attend?

  • C++ code developers
  • Test engineers performing C++ unit and/or integration testing
  • Quality Assurance personnel
  • No prior experience of Cantata is required




  • PC with at least 4GB of RAM available
  • Peripherals: web cam, headphones and microphone
  • Ability to install the “Go To Meeting” app on workstation*
  • Ability to install Cantata and Cantata Training Plug-ins and example code on workstation*
  • Ability to install / use a GNU GCC / g++ compiler*

* Supplied after registration.

Student Skills:

  • Basic understanding of C++ programming
  • Functional knowledge of UNIX or Windows
  • Notions of software testing


Materials Provided

Cantata Installation:

  • Cantata 9.x installation for Windows or Linux workstation
  • Bundled GNU 8.2 C/C++ compiler
  • Temporary Cantata license for use with the training course

Training Course Plug-ins:

  • Cantata 9.x Training Course Eclipse Cheat Sheets for C++
  • Lab Exercises source code provided as plug-ins

Training Presentation Slides:

  • Supplied as PDF

Training Course Certificate:

  • Recorded qualification issued for each student


Topics Covered

  • Theory of unit testing
  • Understanding the Cantata IDE
  • What to check for and how in Cantata
  • Code coverage analysis (theory & Cantata practice)
  • Isolation unit testing
  • Multi-unit integration testing
  • How to control function calls for simulation and interception
  • Positive (requirements-based) & Negative (robustness) testing
  • Testing Global Data
  • Automatic test case generation from source code
  • Testing templates
  • Testing Abstract classes and inheritance
  • Associations between functional requirements and test cases/scripts

The course topics give a good grounding in how to use Cantata. The instructor can additionally address any specific questions on testing challenges and how to meet these in Cantata.

Follow on dedicated consultancy engagements and corporate training courses are also available. Contact [email protected] for more information.

Please note:
If the online registration form is blocked on your system and does not open, please use our registration form in PDF format
and send it filled out to [email protected]. Thank you!