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55:04

Don't Put Me in a Box

Posted by Antony Marcano  on  Jan 10, 2017 3 Posted by Antony Marcano  on  Jan 10, 2017 3

Antony Marcano takes you on his Extreme Programming journey, highlighting how some job titles may limit your agility.

28:52

Java Buildpack Developer Enhancements

Posted by Ben Hale  on  Dec 14, 2016 Posted by Ben Hale  on  Dec 14, 2016

Ben Hale talks about the new support for JMX access, debugging, and profiling.

25:32

Validation Methodology of Large Unstructured Unsupervised Learning Systems

Posted by Lawrence Chernin  on  Nov 26, 2016 Posted by Lawrence Chernin  on  Nov 26, 2016

Lawrence Chernin describes best practices and validation methods used to deal with large unstructured data, including a suite of unit tests covering the implementations of algorithmic equations.

01:10:11

Testing with Spring 4.3, JUnit 5, and beyond

Posted by Sam Brannen  on  Nov 18, 2016 Posted by Sam Brannen  on  Nov 18, 2016

Sam Brannen overviews testing improvements in Spring 4.3, covers recent improvements in Spring MVC Test and testing features in Spring 5.0, adding examples with upcoming support for JUnit 5 on Java 8.

01:01:17

Testing Spring Boot Applications

Posted by Phil Webb  on  Nov 17, 2016 Posted by Phil Webb  on  Nov 17, 2016

Phil Webb discusses the new features added to Spring Boot 1.4 to help with testing, how to do unit testing, how and when to involve Spring in tests, and useful tools and libraries.

43:31

Building Confidence in a Distributed System

Posted by Sean T. Allen  on  Nov 03, 2016 Posted by Sean T. Allen  on  Nov 03, 2016

Sean T. Allen talks about creating repeatable tests using programmatic fault injection, message tracing, and auditing to create a trustworthy system which provides correct results.

49:55

Beyond Breakpoints: A Tour of Dynamic Analysis

Posted by Nathan Taylor  on  Oct 15, 2016 Posted by Nathan Taylor  on  Oct 15, 2016

Nathan Taylor provides an introduction to the dynamic analysis research space, suggesting integrating these techniques into various internal tools.

30:12

TDD: The Bad Parts

Posted by Matt Parker  on  Oct 13, 2016 1 Posted by Matt Parker  on  Oct 13, 2016 1

Matt Parker examines a number of common problems teams face when using TDD, a deceptively simple practice that requires a good deal of craftsmanship and skill to wield effectively.

45:11

0 to 100 days - Running DRTs at Dropbox

Posted by Thomissa Comellas  on  Sep 24, 2016 Posted by Thomissa Comellas Tammy Butow  on  Sep 24, 2016

Thomissa Comellas shares her experiences developing and rolling out new Disaster Recovery Testing techniques at Dropbox. Tammy Butow shares how her team runs DRTs and has implemented the techniques.

37:39

The Verification of a Distributed System

Posted by Caitie McCaffrey  on  Sep 11, 2016 Posted by Caitie McCaffrey  on  Sep 11, 2016

Caitie McCaffrey discusses the strategies for proving a correct system and less strenuous methods of testing, which can help increase our confidence that a system is doing the right thing.

48:43

Reaching Production Faster with Containers in Testing

Posted by David Xia  on  Sep 04, 2016 Posted by David Xia  on  Sep 04, 2016

David Xia explains how Helios testing framework drives integration tests and spins up self-contained environments during test runs, increasing Spotify’s code quality and successful deployments.

38:10

TDD is Not Just about Tests

Posted by Fabrizio Romano  on  Aug 18, 2016 3 Posted by Fabrizio Romano  on  Aug 18, 2016 3

Fabrizio Romano proposes using TDD to transform business requirements into tests, driving code and tests development in harmony.

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