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Why UI Testing is Sooo Hard

Posted by Ivan Inozemtsev  on  Aug 14, 2015

Ivan Inozemtsev discusses the automated testing difficulties of an Eclipse-based application’s UI, introducing the RCP Testing Tool, how it helps and how it is implemented underneath.


What We Talk About When We Talk About Unit Testing

Posted by Kevlin Henney  on  Aug 14, 2015 1

Kevlin Henney discusses unscalable tests, tricks and tips that make tests more specification-like and scalable to large codebases, and choosing between scenario-based and property-based test cases.


Mini-talks: OS/App Inversion, Testing & Living Databases

Posted by Anil Madhavapeddy, Trisha Gee, Pavlo Baron, Harry Brumleve  on  Aug 02, 2015

Mini-talks on: OS/application inversion, testing, living databases, and rogue protocols.


Mini-talks: Deterministic Testing, Typesafe Config, Spreads v Probe, & Real-Time Event-Driven

Posted by A. Falck, M. Rezaei, E. Pederson, B. Brodie  on  Jul 31, 2015

Small sessions on: Deterministic testing in a non-deterministic world. Hash Spreads and Probe Functions. Typesafe Config on Steroids. Real-Time Distributed Event-Driven Computing at Credit Suisse.


Applying Reactive Programming to Existing Applications

Posted by Ben Christensen  on  Jul 19, 2015 2

Ben Christensen discusses the mental shift from imperative to declarative programming, working with blocking IO such as JDBC and RPC, service composition, debugging and unit testing.


In the Toolbox - Live!

Posted by Chris Oldwood  on  Jul 16, 2015

Chris Oldwood takes a look at a variety of both command-line and GUI tools - build automation, testing and support - that have proved to be useful to the speaker time-and-time again.


Why BDD Can Save Agile

Posted by Matt Wynne  on  Jun 13, 2015

Matt Wynne presents unwanted patterns one can recognize from his own team, and provides insight on how to fix them.


Patterns of Automation

Posted by Jeff Morgan  on  Jun 12, 2015

Jeff Morgan shares lessons learned helping organization adopt test automation, along with techniques for keeping the automation code simple, clean and maintainable.


Release Testing Is Risk Management Theatre

Posted by Steve Smith  on  May 07, 2015

Steve Smith discusses why Release Testing is an anti-pattern, and offers an alternative risk reduction strategy.


Programming with GUTs

Posted by Kevlin Henney  on  May 07, 2015

Kevlin Henney advises on writing Good Unit Tests (GUTs) by treating testing as a form of communication with multiple levels and forms of feedback.


Exploratory Testing

Posted by Tony Bruce  on  Apr 30, 2015

Tony Bruce introduces Exploratory Testing, what are its benefits, how to get value from it and some misconceptions.


Behaviour Driven Development with Cucumber, Groovy and Grails

Posted by Marco Vermeulen  on  Apr 12, 2015

Marco Vermeulen discusses doing Behaviour Driven Development with Cucumber, Groovy and Grails.

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