Why are we afraid to deploy software on Friday evening? Well, mostly because no one wants to debug production issues on Saturday and we really want to go home. Answering the (seemingly) basic question of “does the code actually work?” is surprisingly difficult at times.
This talk will take you through the challenge of testing a cloud-native application that uses MQTT (a pub/sub protocol), webhooks and REST to interact with IoT devices on top of AWS. It uses services which cannot be run on a developers machine for testing, so it was needed to develop a test setup which enables us to continuously test against real services.
Software Testing is hard. Realistic testing of web applications in a real browser is even harder. In this video, Gleb Bahmutov shows you how to quickly test any web application using cutting-edge tools. Then you will see how to build high-quality software from individual modules using appropriate tools and creating an environment where bugs can be discovered immediately and fixed quickly.
Over the past decade, eXtreme Programming practices like Test-Driven Development (TDD), Behavior Driven Developer (BDD), Refactoring and Continuous Integration have fundamentally changed software development processes and inherently how engineers work. Practitioners claim that it has helped them significantly improve their development speed, design quality and responsiveness to changing requirements.