Ken Kousen talks about Geb, which makes it easy to automate browser-based applications. Geb is based on the Spock testing framework, providing a straightforward syntax and easy execution model.
Iván López discusses the basics of Spock and how easily one can test a Java application. Spock is a Groovy-based testing and specification framework for Java and Groovy applications.
Brannen and Fränkel cover the latest testing features in Core Spring, Spring Boot, and Spring Security, and tips on integration testing with TestNG, DB transactions, SQL script execution, etc.
Katrina Clokie discusses how BNZ does web (SOAP, REST) services testing, the tools and practices employed and some of the resources and exercises their testers use to learn how to test.
Brian Westrich shows examples of testing anti-patterns, including redundant testing, white box testing, and using the wrong type of test double. All examples are in Groovy and Spock.
Tal Weiss shows how you can easily write your own JVM agent to capture accurate performance data for virtually any type of application from Java microservices to reactive actor systems in Scala.
Bryan Cantrill describes the debugging techniques employed at Joyent, and shares real stories from the trenches - and how those painful experiences resulted in better tools and better methodologies.
Allison Figus performs live demos of Geb tests driven by Spock. She takes a look at code and behind the code to understand what it means and why Geb is a great way to do functional automated testing.
John Hughes presents automated techniques that can improve testing, focusing on what the code should do rather than which cases should be tested, with war stories from Ericsson, Volvo Cars, and Basho.
Paul Payne explains the benefits of containerization of a Go web service, discussing testing, integration, canary deploys and how they achieve 20 minute development cycles with zero downtime.
Paulmichael Blasucci takes a look at FsCheck, a powerful library for doing property-based testing and sophisticated data generation in the CLR ecosystem.
Melissa Tondi discusses mobile testing, advising on creating a device testing matrix and the balance between devices and emulators, along with a comparison between various automated testing tools.