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01:31:24

Testing Grails

Posted by Ken Kousen  on  Jan 31, 2015

Grails comes with extensive testing support, ranging from unit to integration to functional tests. Ken Kousen demonstrates the range of options available both natively and through testing plugins.

01:17:10

Testing Java, Groovy, Spring and Web Applications with Spock

Posted by Peter Niederwieser  on  Jan 17, 2015

Peter Niederwieser shows how Spock can be used for integration testing of Spring applications, and how combining it with Geb yields a powerful solution for acceptance testing of web applications.

50:00

I Dream of Gen'ning: Protecting Your Codebase with Scalacheck's Magic

Posted by Kelsey Gilmore-Innis,Stew O'Connor  on  Jan 09, 2015

The authors discuss property based testing from the basics to advanced techniques (custom data generators, performance tests, basing data generation on samples from production data,...).

17:08

Unleash the Power of HBase Shell

Posted by Jayesh Thakrar  on  Dec 07, 2014

Jayesh Thakrar shows what can be done with irb, how to exploit JRuby-Java integration, and demonstrates how the Shell can be used in Hadoop streaming to perform complex and large volume batch jobs.

01:36:30

Painless Build and Deploy for YARN Applications with Spring

Posted by Janne Valkealahti  on  Nov 30, 2014

Janne Valkealahti shows how Spring provides a simple programming model to develop applications that can easily be tested and deployed as either a YARN application or a traditional application.

39:49

Zero to Testing in JavaScript

Posted by Pamela Selle  on  Nov 27, 2014 1

Pamela Selle introduces testing to JavaScript developers, showing how to make sure that the /js folder is not becoming a load of technical debt.

47:05

The Product Design Sprint and Test-Driven Design

Posted by Alex Baldwin  on  Nov 15, 2014

Alex Baldwin explains the exercises used in the 5 phases of a Design Sprint: Build, Diverge, Converge, Prototype, and Test.

49:23

TestOps: Continuous Integration when Infrastructure is the Product

Posted by Barry Jaspan  on  Nov 08, 2014

Barry Jaspan describes how they test Acquia Cloud, a large PaaS and DevOps project, and what they have learned over several years of developing those tests.

31:45

Disruptive Testing: The Hunt for Black Swans

Posted by Anne-Marie Charrett  on  Oct 25, 2014

Anne-Marie Charrett advises developing a testing mindset and a tester skillset that helps testers embrace disruption instead of fighting it.

45:30

Humble Programmers’ Reflections by Example on Unit Tests, TDD and BDD

Posted by Bruce Meacham  on  Oct 25, 2014 1

Bruce Meacham discusses using user stories and business requirements for writing good tests that lead to good code, with examples in C#/SpecFlow and JavaScript/Cucumber.

39:52

Unit Testing Beyond Mock Objects

Posted by Sven Rosvall  on  Oct 24, 2014

Sven Rosvall discusses the new generation of mocking frameworks useful for mocking out static methods, creating objects of classes without public constructors, and others.

52:07

Property-based Testing for Better Code

Posted by Jessica Kerr  on  Oct 19, 2014 1

Jessica Kerr shows the charm of autogenerated test data, the beauty of expressing only what matters, and the challenge of stating what you need without repeating the code under test using ScalaCheck.

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