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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.


Integration Test from the Trench

Posted by Nicolas Frankel  on  Mar 30, 2015

Nicolas Frankel discusses the pros and cons of unit testing and integration testing, and looks at the unique challenges posed by integration testing, presenting tools and techniques to deal with them.


Groovy Mobile Automation

Posted by Bobby Warner  on  Mar 28, 2015

Bobby Warner discusses mobile automation and dives into the iOS and Android functional testing world using Groovy, Spock and Gradle.


Programming and Testing a Distributed Database

Posted by Reid Draper  on  Mar 20, 2015

Reid Draper shows how real world distributed database work, communicate and are tested, trading RPC for messaging, unit-tests for QuickCheck, and micro-benchmarks for multi-week stress tests.


Look, No Mocks! Functional TDD with F#

Posted by Mark Seemann  on  Mar 18, 2015

Mark Seemann uses F# to demonstrate how to use functional design with TDD to remove the need for Mock objects.


The Quest for the Holy Integration Test

Posted by Ken Krueger,Rob Winch  on  Feb 28, 2015

Ken Krueger and Rob Winch provide an overview of testing Spring Web applications.


You Can't Be Great without Technical Excellence

Posted by James Grenning  on  Feb 27, 2015

James Grenning takes a look at why the technical practices of TDD, refactoring, continuous design, clean code and automated testing can help people and their organization be great.

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