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49:48

Testing Programmable Infrastructure with Ruby

Posted by Matt Long  on  Apr 12, 2017 Posted by Matt Long  on  Apr 12, 2017

Matt Long talks about some approaches to environment infrastructure testing that his team at OpenCredo has created using Ruby.

48:04

Applying Failure Testing Research @Netflix

Posted by Kolton Andrus  on  Mar 07, 2017 Posted by Kolton Andrus Peter Alvaro  on  Mar 07, 2017

Kolton Andrus and Peter Alvaro present how a “big idea” -- lineage-driven fault injection -- evolved from a theoretical model into an automated failure testing service at Netflix.

34:46

Better Tests, Less Code: Property-Based Testing

Posted by Matt Bachmann  on  Feb 28, 2017 1 Posted by Matt Bachmann  on  Feb 28, 2017 1

Matt Bachmann presents a few patterns meant to inspire developers to get started with Property-based Testing.

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.

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