Book Review: Test-Driven Infrastructure with Chef - Second Edition
Feb 17, 2014
The second edition of Stephen Nelson-Smith's book "Test-Driven Infrastructure with Chef" covers the principles behind "Infrastructure as Code", provides an introduction to Ruby, Chef, and important Tools. The main part consists of detailed examples on how to use the tools required to write fully tested infrastructure code.
A Test Strategy for Enterprise Integration Points
Jeff Xiong, David Yin and Pengfei Cui
Jul 01, 2013
This article introduces a commonly applicable testing strategy for integration points, which improves the coverage, speed, reliability and reproducibility of testing, and thus could be used as a reference for implementing and testing integration-heavy applications.
Jeremy Pollack of Ancestry.com on Test-driven Development and More
Feb 15, 2014
Hadoop, the distributive file system and MapReduce are just a few of the topics covered in this interview recorded live at QCon San Francisco 2013. Industry-standard Agile implementation and a lot of testing, assures the development team at Ancestry.com that they have an app that can handle the large traffic demands of the popular genealogy site.
Creating a Walking Skeleton
Feb 05, 2013
Paul Grenyer discusses why and how to create a Walking Skeleton - an implementation of the thinnest possible slice of real functionality that we can automatically build, deploy and test end-to-end.
Integration Tests Are a Scam
Sep 10, 2009
Integration tests are a scam. You’re probably writing 2-5% of the integration tests you need to test thoroughly. You’re probably duplicating unit tests all over the place. Your integration tests probably duplicate each other all over the place. When an integration test fails, who knows what’s broken? Learn the two-pronged attack that solves the problem: collaboration tests and contract tests.
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