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How we Build Rock-solid Apps and Keep 100M+ Users Happy at Shazam

Posted by Iordanis Giannakakis, Savvas Dalkitsis  on  Aug 28, 2015

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.


Breaking Bad at Netflix: Building Failure as a Service

Posted by Kolton Andrus  on  Aug 27, 2015

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.


Why UI Testing is Sooo Hard

Posted by Ivan Inozemtsev  on  Aug 14, 2015

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.


What We Talk About When We Talk About Unit Testing

Posted by Kevlin Henney  on  Aug 14, 2015 1

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: OS/App Inversion, Testing & Living Databases

Posted by Anil Madhavapeddy, Trisha Gee, Pavlo Baron, Harry Brumleve  on  Aug 02, 2015

Mini-talks on: OS/application inversion, testing, living databases, and rogue protocols.


Mini-talks: Deterministic Testing, Typesafe Config, Spreads v Probe, & Real-Time Event-Driven

Posted by A. Falck, M. Rezaei, E. Pederson, B. Brodie  on  Jul 31, 2015

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.


Applying Reactive Programming to Existing Applications

Posted by Ben Christensen  on  Jul 19, 2015 2

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.


In the Toolbox - Live!

Posted by Chris Oldwood  on  Jul 16, 2015

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.


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.


Microservices, Micro Operations? - Challenges of Microservice Models at the Operations Level

Posted by Dustin Huptas, Andreas Schmidt  on  Jun 03, 2015 2

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.


Drunken Stumble: The Correct Way To Build Software

Posted by Garrett Smith  on  May 29, 2015

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".

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