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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.

Test First Development v.Next with Pex and Moles

Posted by David Starr  on  Oct 24, 2011

David Starr demoes Pex –a parameterized white box unit test tool- and Moles –an isolation framework-, two .NET tools useful for test-first development.

Testing for the Unexpected

Posted by Ulf Wiger  on  Jul 29, 2011

Ulf Wiger discusses the importance of automated testing along with some lessons learned at Ericsson, including using randomized and extensive testing, aiming to achieve system robustness.

Savara - Formally Verifying SOA Designs Against Requirements

Posted by Steve Ross-Talbot  on  Mar 08, 2011 2

Steve Ross-Talbot presents Savara, comprising a set of tools enabling enterprise architects to validate various artifacts against other artifacts based on the “Testable Architecture” methodology.

The Case for Evolvable Software

Posted by Stephanie Forrest  on  Feb 11, 2011 5

Stephanie Forrest believes in the possibility to create evolvable software through automated bug repair, optimizing or improving code and creating new combinations of existing functionality.

Development at the Speed and Scale of Google

Posted by Ashish Kumar  on  Dec 13, 2010 4

Ashish Kumar on how Google keeps the source code of over 2000 projects in a single code trunk containing 100s of M of code lines, with more than 5,000 developers accessing the same repository.

Performance Testing at the Edge

Posted by Alois Reitbauer  on  Oct 04, 2010 1

Alois Reitbauer shows how to do performance testing during development, testing, and production by starting early in the development phase, breaking the test into pieces, and testing continuously.

Fighting Layout Bugs

Posted by Michael Tamm  on  Sep 28, 2010 2

Michael Tamm offers solutions for automatic testing of a web application’s presentation layer through HTML and CSS validation and by detecting layout bugs using JavaScript and image processing.

Mobile Testing Challenge: Why Mobile Apps Need Real-World Testing Coverage and How Crowdsourcing Can Help

Posted by Doron Reuveni  on  Sep 20, 2010

Doron Reuveni presents how to use crowdsourcing for testing mobile applications, the specific characteristics of the In-the-Wild testing accompanied by a live demo, and some real-world success stories

Devs Are From Mars. SETs Are Too.

Posted by Simon Stewart  on  Jun 28, 2010

Simon Stewart presents how Google’s Engineering Productivity team and Software Engineers in Test (SETs) help developers to make their code more maintainable, recommending some of their tools.

Scrub & Spin: Stealth Use of Formal Methods in Software Development

Posted by Gerard Holzmann  on  Jun 02, 2010 1

Gerard Holzmann discusses Spin, a design analyzer tool, and Scrub, a code review tool, used by Jet Propulsion Laboratory to analyze and fix the software used for solar system exploration missions.

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