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Property-based Testing for Better Code
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| by Jessica Kerr Follow 2 Followers on Oct 19, 2014 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in London, Mar 4 - 6, 2019. Join us!

Jessica Kerr shows the charm of autogenerated test data, the beauty of expressing only what matters, and the challenge of stating what you need without repeating the code under test using ScalaCheck. Property-based testing isn't only for more tests with less code. It's about constraining your implementation in all the ways that matter and fewer of the ways that don't.


For more than a dozen years, Jessica Kerr toiled at enterprise software in Java and C. Two years ago, the promise and intrigue of functional programming led her to Scala. When she isn't speaking about at development conferences in North America and Europe, she works in Clojure at Outpace.

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