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Testing the Hard Stuff and Staying Sane



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.


John Hughes taught FP at the Universities of Oxford and Chalmers University in Gothenburg, Sweden. He co-chairing the committee for Haskell 98, and authored more than 75 papers, including “Why Functional Programming Matters”. With Koen Claessen, he created QuickCheck, the most popular testing tool among Haskell programmers, and in 2006 he founded Quviq to commercialize the technology using Erlang.

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“BUILD STUFF” Conference is a Software Development Conference created for developers, team leaders, software architects and technical project managers. Our goal is to bring world class speakers to share innovations, latest developments, new trends and directions in software development world to the Baltics.

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Feb 23, 2014