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Using Groovy & Spock to Develop Tests as Assets not Afterthoughts

Posted by Brian Westrich  on  Dec 18, 2015 Posted by Brian Westrich Follow 0 Followers  on  Dec 18, 2015

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.

01:14:55
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Geb Overview

Posted by Allison Figus  on  Dec 02, 2015 1 Posted by Allison Figus Follow 0 Followers  on  Dec 02, 2015 1

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.

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Joy of Testing

Posted by John Hughes  on  Oct 31, 2015 1 Posted by John Hughes Follow 0 Followers  on  Oct 31, 2015 1

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.

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Spectrum Testing - Unit to Browser before Deploy

Posted by Alan Blount  on  Sep 25, 2015 3 Posted by Alan Blount Follow 0 Followers  on  Sep 25, 2015 3

In this talk Alan Blount gives a quick overview of the main categories of testing and how they may apply to various web application projects.

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Kill the Mutants - A Better Way to Test Your Tests

Posted by Roy van Rijn  on  Sep 19, 2015 Posted by Roy van Rijn Follow 0 Followers  on  Sep 19, 2015

Roy van Rijn explains what mutation testing is and how it works, comparing several Java frameworks (PIT, Jester, Jumble) that enable automatic mutation testing in a continuous build.

01:38:02
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What We Talk About When We Talk About Unit Testing

Posted by Kevlin Henney  on  Aug 14, 2015 1 Posted by Kevlin Henney Follow 1 Followers  on  Aug 14, 2015 1

Kevlin Henney discusses unscalable tests, tricks and tips that make tests more specification-like and scalable to large codebases, and choosing between scenario-based and property-based test cases.

01:00:09
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Applying Reactive Programming to Existing Applications

Posted by Ben Christensen  on  Jul 19, 2015 2 Posted by Ben Christensen Follow 0 Followers  on  Jul 19, 2015 2

Ben Christensen discusses the mental shift from imperative to declarative programming, working with blocking IO such as JDBC and RPC, service composition, debugging and unit testing.

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Integration Test from the Trench

Posted by Nicolas Frankel  on  Mar 30, 2015 Posted by Nicolas Frankel Follow 0 Followers  on  Mar 30, 2015

Nicolas Frankel discusses the pros and cons of unit testing and integration testing, and looks at the unique challenges posed by integration testing, presenting tools and techniques to deal with them.

01:25:31
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Groovy Mobile Automation

Posted by Bobby Warner  on  Mar 28, 2015 Posted by Bobby Warner Follow 0 Followers  on  Mar 28, 2015

Bobby Warner discusses mobile automation and dives into the iOS and Android functional testing world using Groovy, Spock and Gradle.

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Programming and Testing a Distributed Database

Posted by Reid Draper  on  Mar 20, 2015 Posted by Reid Draper Follow 0 Followers  on  Mar 20, 2015

Reid Draper shows how real world distributed database work, communicate and are tested, trading RPC for messaging, unit-tests for QuickCheck, and micro-benchmarks for multi-week stress tests.

01:17:10
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Testing Java, Groovy, Spring and Web Applications with Spock

Posted by Peter Niederwieser  on  Jan 17, 2015 Posted by Peter Niederwieser Follow 0 Followers  on  Jan 17, 2015

Peter Niederwieser shows how Spock can be used for integration testing of Spring applications, and how combining it with Geb yields a powerful solution for acceptance testing of web applications.

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Zero to Testing in JavaScript

Posted by Pamela Selle  on  Nov 27, 2014 1 Posted by Pamela Selle Follow 0 Followers  on  Nov 27, 2014 1

Pamela Selle introduces testing to JavaScript developers, showing how to make sure that the /js folder is not becoming a load of technical debt.

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