[Israel.pm] Testing-focused meeting at next TA.pm?

Amir Friedman amirf at null.co.il
Mon Dec 3 01:36:34 PST 2012


That's a great idea, I'd love to participate. A few other thoughts/topics I

   - Having a talk on your approach towards testing external 3rd party APIs
   - In the talk about test coverage, possibly talk also about when not to
   test? When and if they can be redundant.


On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 11:25 AM, sawyer x <xsawyerx at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey!
> We were discussing doing a testing meeting, which might benefit anyone who
> wants to understand testing, get started with it, or improve themselves. I
> was thinking of gathering some input and doing this on this month's meeting.
> Some thoughts I had:
> * Having a talk on what testing is, why it is useful and examples on some
> basic testing.
> * Providing a sample application to write tests for, to practice.
> * Providing some tests to try and write a sample application to match.
> * Having a talk on some more advanced testing techniques: object mocking,
> overriding methods/functions.
> * Having a talk on testing coverage and trying to write tests to reach
> best coverage.
> Does anyone have any thoughts or ideas?
> I'd be happy to also get input and feedback on the idea. Would you
> participate? What would you like to see? Could you help?
> I'd be expecting to hear from anyone who has sent a question to the list
> that could have been solved with a test!
> Sawyer.
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