Zsolt Fabok presents several methods that can be used to find areas which are worth testing so that organizations do not have to spend more effort on testing than what is absolutely necessary.
Stephen Hardisty presents how Etsy delivers products without having project managers, business analysts, or testers.
Peter Niederwieser demonstrates how to do functional web testing with Spock and Geb, two testing tools from the Groovy/Java world.
Stuart Halloway discusses example-based testing using Simulant, a testing library based on statistical modeling, activity streams, distributed execution, validation, separation of concerns.
Kevin Scaldeferri reports on using Scala for an SBT plug-in, for unit and functional testing, type-safe shared configuration using Zookeeper, and live inventory with WebSocket and Akka Actors.
Eric Minick discusses continuous delivery challenges in the enterprise where large projects, distributed teams or strict governance requirements have resulted in increased automation efforts throughout the life cycle.
Gojko Adzic, Lukas Oberhuber discuss how the thinking around the role of tests and testing evolved, the problems the team faced and the decisions they took to overcome technical and cultural issues.
The panelists present various approaches to API automation, sharing from their experiences.
Paul deGrandis emphasizes the importance of using specification-as-a-value, a way of unifying core.contracts, test.generative, and external systems under a single common specification in Clojure.
Howard Lewis Ship overviews Spock, a testing framework for the JVM.
Liz Keogh shows why conversations are the most important aspect of BDD, how examples can help you discover things early, and why discovery is an inevitable part of software development.