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My Tests Are Killing Me

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 19:12
Since the early days of eXtreme Programming, tests have been touted as “executable documentation”. In practice, however, many tests fail to live up to that ideal and worse become a time sink when trying to decipher test failures. Using examples and focusing specifically on unit or developer tests, this talk examines the characteristics of readability […]
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The Thinking Tester, Evolved

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 20:19
Back in 2001 or so, there were some within the nascent Agile community who believed that direct collaboration between programmers and customers (or their proxies) would eventually obviate the need for professional testers. The context-driven testing community knew how unlikely that was. We are, after all, a community of critical thinkers. The argument that testers […]
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Mobile Tester and Developer Working Together

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 18:34
A software tester and a software developer discuss their experiences working at a medical device company to improve a heart monitor’s software. They share some of their experiences of how they worked together not only to find bugs, but were involved discussions on design, deciphered the complex architecture of the entire system, and worked out […]
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Test Automation for Behavioral Models

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 19:57
Model-based testers design abstract tests in terms of models such as paths in graphs. Then the abstract tests need to be converted to concrete tests, which are defined in terms of implementation. The transformation from abstract tests to concrete tests have to be automated. Existing model-based testing techniques for behavioral models use many additional diagrams […]
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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of A/B Testing

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 17:49
A/B testing is a great technique to experiment with changes to your product. At Etsy we make extensive use of them to test out ideas; we’ve got 30+ running right now. Although the concept is simple, the execution is a bit tricker then you’d think. This covers the common, and a few of the not […]
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Testing to Improve App Store Ratings

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 20:24
The presenter has helped customers worldwide improve app store rating for their apps. He will be showing real work done. He would love to explain how his team understood existing user reviews, how they interact with users, understanding user emotions and equally important, how they test and report. Video producer:
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CATJS: Applications That Test Themselves

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 20:06
CatJS is an open source automation framework with a new approach for testing your HTML and JavaScript based web applications on multiple environments such as browsers and mobile devices. With CatJS the developer is not forced to work with a specific method and can integrate his tests on any application creation phase. CatJS only provides […]
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Mockito in a Modular World

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 19:52
Amongst the Mocking Frameworks for Java, Mockito is probably the most popular. And, for good reason: the Mockito development team has combined kick-ass features with a great programming model. Especially for clean coders who practice test driven development, this Library is a hot topic. Many developers agree that Mockito can boost your coding productivity significantly […]
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Simple Software Testing Prevents Critical Failures

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 16:12
Large, production quality distributed systems still fail periodically, and do so sometimes catastrophically, where most or all users experience an outage or data loss. We present the result of a comprehensive study investigating 198 randomly selected, user-reported failures that occurred on Cassandra, HBase, Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS), Hadoop MapReduce, and Redis, with the goal […]
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Mobile Continuous Integration at Etsy

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 18:39
Mobile is a strong focus at Etsy and we are working on bringing the lessons we learned from running a successful website to the mobile space. This talk covers how Etsy does Continuous Integration for their mobile apps and have build up an infrastructure around it that supports the workflow of mobile development. Video producer: […]
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