Katrina Clokie discusses how BNZ does web (SOAP, REST) services testing, the tools and practices employed and some of the resources and exercises their testers use to learn how to test.
Brian Westrich shows examples of testing anti-patterns, including redundant testing, white box testing, and using the wrong type of test double. All examples are in Groovy and Spock.
Allison Figus performs live demos of Geb tests driven by Spock. She takes a look at code and behind the code to understand what it means and why Geb is a great way to do functional automated testing.
John Hughes presents automated techniques that can improve testing, focusing on what the code should do rather than which cases should be tested, with war stories from Ericsson, Volvo Cars, and Basho.
Paul Payne explains the benefits of containerization of a Go web service, discussing testing, integration, canary deploys and how they achieve 20 minute development cycles with zero downtime.
Paulmichael Blasucci takes a look at FsCheck, a powerful library for doing property-based testing and sophisticated data generation in the CLR ecosystem.
Melissa Tondi discusses mobile testing, advising on creating a device testing matrix and the balance between devices and emulators, along with a comparison between various automated testing tools.
Ken Dale demoes building, testing and deploying a project in the cloud using popular services and technologies.
In this talk Alan Blount gives a quick overview of the main categories of testing and how they may apply to various web application projects.
Roy van Rijn explains what mutation testing is and how it works, comparing several Java frameworks (PIT, Jester, Jumble) that enable automatic mutation testing in a continuous build.
Nathan Peterson introduces Behavior Driven Development, showcasing its adoption by his team along with successes and failures using it.
Felienne Hermans presents various algorithms that outlining the power of Excel, showing that spreadsheets are fit for TDD and rapid prototyping.