Giannakakis and Dalkitsis present how Shazam releases faster, more predictably and with more features by using BDD and automation testing, without slowing down or hindering the development process.
Kolton Andrus presents how Netflix, in order to harden their systems, designed “Failure as a Service” to allow anyone to test and validate how their systems handle failure.
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.
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 on: OS/application inversion, testing, living databases, and rogue protocols.
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.
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.
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.
Matt Wynne presents unwanted patterns one can recognize from his own team, and provides insight on how to fix them.
Jeff Morgan shares lessons learned helping organization adopt test automation, along with techniques for keeping the automation code simple, clean and maintainable.
Dustin Huptas, Andreas Schmidt present some of the operational challenges met when dealing with microservices, and offer solutions from the field of automation and service discovery.
Garrett Smith introduces Drunken Stumble, a development method in two stages: a lean, which represents the goal of the programmer or team, and a stumble, which is a series of automatic "next steps".