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Beyond the compiler - conventions in a statically typed language

Approach of incorporating conventions to cut down on repetitive boilerplate code has been around for several years. How can we apply this approach in a staticaly typed language, like C# or Java to best leverage its strenghts while retaining benefits of the language and plaftorm? This talk will push the boundaries of your knowledge about using conventions. You will learn how to properly apply the aproach to dramatically ...more »

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How to Make Test Automation Difficult

Abstract : This talk provides some heuristics for making it hard to automate your functional and unit tests. Knowing what makes it hard gives us a list of things to avoid if we want to make it easy. Description: Making test automation easy is difficult. Making test automation difficult is easy. So let’s take the easier route! We’ll look at a bunch of ways to make automation are test more difficult. Some of these are ...more »

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Testing is waste? Why LEAN won't put testers out of business

In a perfectly scripted Agile World, where developers are the most disciplined group, the role of testers will probably diminish. We are living in an economic conundrum where budget cuts and cost savings are directly correlated with the ‘Agile way of working’. This means, testing which was once the saviour during the good old dot com boom, is now the first one shown the door! So what does it means to us? In this session, ...more »

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