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Kill the Mutants - A Better Way to Test Your Tests

Posted by Roy van Rijn  on  Sep 19, 2015

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.


Jekyll and Hyde with Jubula

Posted by Alexandra Schladebeck, Markus Tiede  on  Aug 30, 2015

This talk will present participants with both aspects of Jubula’s personality: Dr Jekyll: writing tests with the Jubula actions in the ITE; Mr Hyde: writing Jubula tests in Jav


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.


You Can't Be Great without Technical Excellence

Posted by James Grenning  on  Feb 27, 2015

James Grenning takes a look at why the technical practices of TDD, refactoring, continuous design, clean code and automated testing can help people and their organization be great.


Find the Right Abstraction Level for Your Tests

Posted by Gerard Meszaros  on  Sep 19, 2014 2

Gerard Meszaros advises on using the right abstraction level and automation tools when creating unit or system-level tests.


The Tools We’ve Built to Test a Game Engine

Posted by Dmytro Mindra  on  Aug 03, 2014

Dmytro Mindra discusses the tools and practices used for a game engine: Unit Testing and Test automation, Unity Runtime Test Framework, Continuous Integration, Game Test Framework, Performance Tests.


How to Make the Most of Code Analysis?

Posted by Patrick Smacchia  on  Jun 09, 2014

Patrick Smacchia shares code analysis-related practices -structuring code, measuring code quality, automated tests, code contracts, reporting progress, trending- based on his experience with NDepend.


Agile Testing Practices

Posted by Janet Gregory  on  Mar 15, 2014

Janet Gregory explains how testing activities are included throughout the Agile process, and how a tester can add value, discussing ATDD (Acceptance Test Driven Development), and exploratory testing.


Testing the Hard Stuff and Staying Sane

Posted by John Hughes  on  Feb 23, 2014

John Hughes discusses automated testing techniques that can catch more code defects, with war stories from the likes of Ericsson, Volvo Cars, and Basho Technologies.


So Long, and Thanks for All the Tests

Posted by Seb Rose  on  Feb 21, 2014

Seb Rose explores the choices a team needs to make when considering which Agile test practices to adopt, urging teams to practice, practice, practice until they are happy with the way they code.


Creating a Walking Skeleton

Posted by Paul Grenyer  on  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.

Testing Java Code With Confidence

Posted by Doug Hiebert  on  Dec 11, 2012

Doug Hiebert discusses the principles and objectives behind automated testing, TDD, Unit and Integration Testing, using asserting and mocking to write tests, and static analysis.

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