4it techELITE – “When is a unit test not a unit test…”

27th August 2020 @ 6pm

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4it techELITE – When is a unit test not a unit test…

A forum for sharing deepdives into technical issues in the world of IT.

Agenda

6:00pmIntroduction
6:05pmJames Salt “When is a unit test not a unit test…”
6:40pmQ&A
7:00pmClose

4it techELITE is designed to provide a non-commercial forum for the presentation and exchange of ideas relating to current technical issues in the world of IT. 


James Salt, Agile Technical Test Lead at Infinity Works:  “When is a unit test not a unit test…”

“The technical boundaries of test types is both boring and difficult to get right.

So often going with gut feel leads to hard-to-maintain code that doesn’t easily run in a CI context.

In this talk we look at code samples in Python and re-engineer them to be “not quite unit tests” that run easily and are easier to maintain.”


Speakers

James Salt

James Salt

Agile Technical Test Lead at Infinity Works

James specialises in helping organisations shape their test process for a continuous delivery context. He is an avid python programmer who started as a hobbyist.

He loves finding an excuse to write code, process data or automate a process. He believes that a good team will outperform a great individual.


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