Sheffield Test Gathering: Event 4

Sheffield Test Gathering: EventsSheffield Test Gathering: Event 4

Date: 13th August 2013 events #shefftest

Venue : Rutland Arms, Sheffield

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TechnophobiaWe have a full schedule for the next Sheffield Test Gathering which has been kindly sponsored by Technophobia; food and drink will be available on the night.

Technophobia design, build and consult at the cutting edge of the web, creating applications and dynamic sites that solve real world problems.

Arrival Time: 18:30

First Talk will start at: 19:00

Talk 1:

Phil McMinn from Sheffield University Computer Sciences Department :Automatic Test Case Generation

By automatically generating tests we can systematically cover behaviours and aspects of a system that may normally be missed, as well as relieving the tester of some of the burden of having to manually create input sequences and test scenarios.  In this talk I will introduce some prototypes tools and approaches under development, including tools that automatically generate JUnit test suites and database states, and the exposure of worst-case non-functional behaviours – such as execution time.

Talk 2:

Daley Chetwynd from Thoughtworks on “Coypu – Acceptance testing for .NET”

“Modern software development requires full-featured acceptance test tools to ensure that the customer is being provided with the required functionality. Coypu is a .NET implementation of the popular Capybara tool for Ruby and provides a Domain Specific Language for readable acceptance tests in web applications”

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