Sessions

John Callaway
TDD: A Pragmatic Approach
John Callaway

TDD: A Pragmatic Approach

Room: Jefferson
Topics: Application Development;
Tags: .NET; Development Practices; Testing; Web

Tomasz Lasica
Do we need QA?
Tomasz Lasica

With growing complexity of software systems there is a need to fill the gap that does not fit easily into Sprints: testing security, performance, stability or maintainability of the system. I will share my experience from being a test engineer with a touch of Agile experience background.

Room: Iroquois
Topics: Project Management;
Tags: Agile; Project Management; Software Process; Testing

James Strong
DevOps and the AWS Cloud; A perfect merge request
James Strong

DevOps and the AWS Cloud; A perfect merge request

Room: Burley/Cumberland/Derby
Topics: Application Development;
Tags: Continuous Deployment; Cross-Platform; Development Practices; DevOps; Software Process; Testing; Web; Web Services

Lisa Redemann
How do you test that?
Lisa Redemann

The testing practice has training that gives us basic tools to perform software testing. However, the technology being given to us is ever changing. We have to recreate our role and approaches in regards to testing. This is an interactive class discussion on doing just that.

Room: Jefferson
Topics:
Tags: Testing

Nate Taylor
Everything I Needed to Know About Debugging I Learned in Elementary Physics
Nate Taylor

Learn how a few simple problem solving rules can help with debugging software.

Room: Heartland
Topics: Application Development; Soft Skills;
Tags: Development Practices; Soft Skills; Software Process; Testing; Other

Dustin Williams
Improving Test Team Throughput By Improving Test Architecture
Dustin Williams

Test Automation is expensive. This session addresses the primary concern of being able to get better QA not through more tests, but through "better" tests.

Room: Heartland
Topics: ;
Tags: Cross-Platform; Ruby/Rails; Testing

Arthur  Hicken
Evolving from Automated to Continuous Testing for Agile and DevOps
Arthur Hicken

As agile development practices mature and DevOps principles begin to infiltrate our corporate cultures, organizations realize the distinct opportunity to accelerate software delivery. However, when you speed up any process, immature practice areas and roadblocks become much more pronounced.

Room: Burley/Cumberland/Derby
Topics: ;
Tags: Agile; DevOps; Software Process; Testing

Emily  Harshman
Writing Requirements as User Stories
Emily Harshman

Developers are key in driving well-written user stories. This session will show good user stories and how you can coach your product owner toward writing effective and well-written user stories. This session covers estimating techniques of user stories and how to improve estimates over time.

Room: Jefferson
Topics: Requirements;
Tags: .NET; Accessibility; Agile; Architecture Practices; Big Data; Clojure; Cloud; Continuous Deployment; Cross-Platform; Database/SQL; Design (UI/UX/CSS); Development Practices; DevOps; Functional Programming; Hardware; iOS/OSX; IoT; Java; JavaScript; Mobile; PHP; Project Management; Python; Requirements; Ruby/Rails; Scala; Security; Soft Skills; Software Process; Testing; Web; Web Services; Windows 8/10; Other Languages; Other

Nate Taylor
How TDD Improved My Quality of Life as a Developer
Nate Taylor

Walk with a developer as he progresses from frustration with programming to rekindling his love for software development.

Room: Burley/Cumberland/Derby
Topics: ;
Tags: Development Practices; Software Process; Testing; Other

Deven Phillips
DevOps, You're (Probably) Doing It Wrong
Deven Phillips

You hired a DevOps "person", or you have a DevOps "team", and they are automating all sorts of interesting things; but that's not really DevOps... We'll have an honest and frank discussion about what DevOps is and what it isn't, but we'll also talk about the steps for transitioning toward DevOps.

Room: Julia Belle Ballroom
Topics: Application Development; Project Management; Soft Skills; User Experience;
Tags: Agile; DevOps; Project Management; Security; Software Process; Testing; Other Languages; Other

Joe Gardner
Writing Tests for ASP.Net Core
Joe Gardner

Developer focused session on writing Unit and Integration tests for Microsoft's ASP.Net Core Web Application Framework.

Room: Burley/Cumberland/Derby
Topics: Application Development;
Tags: .NET; Testing; Web

Justin Schoen
We got the Funk!..tional testing with Geb
Justin Schoen

The presentation will cover functional/automation testing applications with a groovy based testing framework, Geb. It will include set up and configuration, a demo of Geb in action, and use with Jenkins.

Room: Burley/Cumberland/Derby
Topics:
Tags: Testing

Arthur  Hicken
Cloud Shifts the Burden of Security to Development
Arthur Hicken

The move to the cloud brings a number of new security challenges, but the application remains your last line of defense. Developers are extremely well-poised to perform tasks critical for securing the application—provided that certain key obstacles are overcome.

Room: Iroquois
Topics: ;
Tags: Cloud; Security; Testing

Whitney May
Improve Your Unit Testing using Moq
Whitney May

This session will give developers the knowledge on how to use the Moq Framework to write more robust tests.

Room: Burley/Cumberland/Derby
Topics: ;
Tags: .NET; Testing

Lisa Redemann
Going into the wild
Lisa Redemann

Sometimes we test the requirements and design perfectly, but the user base is still left wanting. That is because those items were based on a generic user's abilities. In today's world we have to go beyond that. That is just what we have been doing for some of recent projects.

Room: Iroquois
Topics:
Tags: Testing

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