Session Schedule

Session Schedule2019-01-07T06:25:51+00:00

Tuesday

6:30 AM

CodeMash Shuttle

Time: Tuesday 6:30 AM - 12:00 AM

Room: Shuttle
7:00 AM

Breakfast

Time: Tuesday 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Room: Suite 1 / Suite 6

Coat Check

Time: Tuesday 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Room: Coat Check
8:00 AM

Putting the D&D in TDD

Presented by: George Walters II, Guy Royse
Time: Tuesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Are you tired of TDD workshops that make you do boring things like calculating bowling scores and prime factors or demonstrate how to win the game of life? If so, this is the session for you! In this TDD workshop, we will be building the domain model for EverCraft -- a new MMORPG from Blizzards of...

Room: Sagewood / ZebrawoodTrack: Software QualityTags: .NET, Java, Javascript, Ruby/Rails, Python, TestingFormat: PreCompilerLevel: Introductory and overview
12:00 PM

Lunch

Time: Tuesday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Room: Suite 1 / Suite 6
1:00 PM

iOS Application Security Testing

Presented by: Hans Weisheimer
Time: Tuesday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

This hands-on session is aimed at mobile app developers, QA testers, aspiring security testers, and other suspicious persons. Modern mobile app development abstracts away most low-level interaction with the operating system. It is common to rely on third-party modules to handle sensitive data or...

Room: Aloeswood / LeopardwoodTrack: SecurityTags: Mobile, Security, TestingFormat: PreCompilerLevel: Intermediate

From idea to physical series: A basic overview of the world of CAD and 3D printing

Time: Tuesday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

This session will talk about the exciting world of 3D printing with a bit of the history of the technology. We will look at the lab’s printers as well as models made on them. We’ll then cover choosing a CAD app and will briefly cover using curated 3D printer object libraries and different CAD...

Room: Guava / Tamarind
2:00 PM

From idea to physical: A demo of how to make CAD models in Rhino3d

Time: Tuesday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This lab is intended to be a fast-paced technology walk-through of the process of creating a 3D printed object. We will focus in on the process of using CAD to create our model with a NURBS modeler called Rhino3D and will walk through the UI and how Rhino uses basic curves and shapes to create more...

Room: Guava / Tamarind

Maker Space Projects

Time: Tuesday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Room: Empress
4:00 PM

From idea to physical series: Additional Castle project walk-through Rhino project

Time: Tuesday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Can’t get enough model building? Want to make something more advanced than your basic cups/keychains/challenge coins? We’ve noticed we have some repeat students each year on our kids track that just love to build models, and we’ve also run several years of our introductory track for adults. We...

Room: Guava / Tamarind
6:00 PM

Dinner

Time: Tuesday 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Room: Suite 1 / Suite 6
7:00 PM

Maker Space Chit Chat

Time: Tuesday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Room: Empress

Lazer tag (ages 16 and up)

Time: Tuesday 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Room: Salon C

Artemis (ages 12 and up)

Time: Tuesday 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Room: Salon C Meetup
8:00 PM

Lazer tag (ages 16 and up)

Time: Tuesday 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Room: Salon C

Artemis (ages 12 and up)

Time: Tuesday 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Room: Salon C Meetup
9:00 PM

Lazer tag (ages 16 and up)

Time: Tuesday 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Room: Salon C

Artemis (ages 12 and up)

Time: Tuesday 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Room: Salon C Meetup

Wednesday

6:30 AM

CodeMash Shuttle

Time: Wednesday 6:30 AM - 12:00 AM

Room: Shuttle
7:00 AM

Breakfast

Time: Wednesday 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Room: Suite 1 / Suite 6

Coat Check

Time: Wednesday 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Room: Coat Check
8:00 AM

Application Security, Basic, Intermediate, Advanced

Presented by: Bill Sempf
Time: Wednesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Bill will be joining us to teach a dynamic course to help us think like an attacker and give us all the coding tips we need to stop them cold in their tracks. Even the most experienced developers are sure to pick up some new tips and tricks. This hands-on half-day workshop will have something for...

Room: Aloeswood / LeopardwoodTrack: SecurityTags: Security, TestingFormat: PreCompilerLevel: Intermediate

Building Quality JavaScript With Test-Driven Development

Presented by: Steven Hicks
Time: Wednesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Learning Test-Driven Development (TDD) is frustrating. The first couple tests feel strange - you wonder why you're writing tests that fail on purpose. Before long, you find yourself behind schedule from spending so much time on tests. You abandon unit testing completely. You'll write them...

Room: Sagewood / ZebrawoodTrack: Software QualityTags: Javascript, TestingFormat: PreCompilerLevel: Introductory and overview
9:00 AM

Maker Space Projects

Time: Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Room: Empress
12:00 PM

Lunch

Time: Wednesday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Room: Suite 1 / Suite 6
1:00 PM

Ensure Your Users Experience - A Trip Around User Validation Tools

Presented by: Rick Clymer, Aaron Glass
Time: Wednesday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

In today’s fast feedback world, getting our product in front of users often is incredibly important. But how do we know our product is ready to go in front of our users. Sure, we have 1,000’s of unit and integration tests on each of our microservices, but what happens when we put them all...

Room: Sagewood / ZebrawoodTrack: Software QualityTags: Javascript, Python, TestingFormat: PreCompilerLevel: Intermediate

From idea to physical series: A basic overview of the world of CAD and 3D printing

Time: Wednesday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

This session will talk about the exciting world of 3D printing with a bit of the history of the technology. We will look at the lab’s printers as well as models made on them. We’ll then cover choosing a CAD app and will briefly cover using curated 3D printer object libraries and different CAD...

Room: Guava / Tamarind
2:00 PM

From idea to physical: A demo of how to make CAD models in Rhino3d

Time: Wednesday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This lab is intended to be a fast-paced technology walk-through of the process of creating a 3D printed object. We will focus in on the process of using CAD to create our model with a NURBS modeler called Rhino3D and will walk through the UI and how Rhino uses basic curves and shapes to create more...

Room: Guava / Tamarind
4:00 PM

From idea to physical series: Additional Castle project walk-through Rhino project

Time: Wednesday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Can’t get enough model building? Want to make something more advanced than your basic cups/keychains/challenge coins? We’ve noticed we have some repeat students each year on our kids track that just love to build models, and we’ve also run several years of our introductory track for adults. We...

Room: Guava / Tamarind
5:00 PM

“How would you print that?” interactive panel

Time: Wednesday 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

We have a wealth of different perspectives reflected with our 3D printing room staff- including tinkering hobbyists, hardcore makers, and even that of using multiple printer types repeatably in a small business setting. We thought it would be fun to share these various perspectives on how we...

Room: Guava / Tamarind
7:00 PM

Lightning Talks

Time: Wednesday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

These are a series of (usually) really interesting talks, all of which are only 6 minutes each!

Room: Suite 1 / Suite 6

Maker Space Chit Chat

Time: Wednesday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Room: Empress

Lazer tag (ages 16 and up)

Time: Wednesday 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Room: Salon C

Artemis (ages 12 and up)

Time: Wednesday 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Room: Salon C Meetup
8:00 PM

Welcome Reception

Time: Wednesday 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

The Welcome Reception is in and around Marrakesh (the bar/restaurant area in the Convention Center). It will sprawl into the hallway as well

Room: Grand Hall

Lazer tag (ages 16 and up)

Time: Wednesday 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Room: Salon C

Artemis (ages 12 and up)

Time: Wednesday 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Room: Salon C Meetup
9:00 PM

Lazer tag (ages 16 and up)

Time: Wednesday 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Room: Salon C

Artemis (ages 12 and up)

Time: Wednesday 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Room: Salon C Meetup

Thursday

6:30 AM

CodeMash Shuttle

Time: Thursday 6:30 AM - 2:00 AM

Room: Shuttle
7:00 AM

Breakfast

Time: Thursday 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Room: Suite 1 / Suite 6

Coat Check

Time: Thursday 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Room: Coat Check
8:00 AM

Threat Modeling on the Family Road Trip and Other Strategies for Delivering Secure Applications

Presented by: Angela Pinney
Time: Thursday 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Gene Spafford said: “The only truly secure system is one that is powered off...” Everyone wants secure applications, but creating them is hard, and we don't all have security certifications. How do you know where to start when "security" is not your full-time job? And how do you get the rest of...

Room: Aloeswood / LeopardwoodTrack: SecurityTags: Security, Soft Skills/Business, TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

TDD Designer Style: Styleguide Driven Development

Presented by: Matthew LaForest
Time: Thursday 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Developers have adopted a number of techniques to help speed development of their products. Leveraging tests to help them design the interfaces to their underlying pieces (classes, functions, components, etc.). For a long time the interface between designers and developers has been a continual rough...

Room: Salon ETrack: Web/Front-EndTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), Javascript, Other, TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
9:00 AM

Maker Space Projects

Time: Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Room: Empress

KM: Alexa Scavenger Hunt

Time: Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Ready for a digital adventure? There is an Alexa Scavenger Hunt throughout the Kalahari that you can play using your phone or tablet, and your voice! The hunt starts at the giant bronze gorilla (at the entrance to the convention center). You can do it entirely at your own pace or schedule, and there...

Room: Giant Bronze Gorilla
9:15 AM

Super Sleuth Testers: Unlocking the Power of Browser Developer Tools

Presented by: Hilary Weaver-Robb
Time: Thursday 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

There’s a tool to aid our testing that we all have access to all the time. It’s hidden in plain sight, you just have to know the secret code to get to it. This secret tool? The browser’s developer tools, of course! Learn how the developer tools in your browser can give you insight into what...

Room: Salon ATrack: Software QualityTags: TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
10:00 AM

KM: Sponsor Scavenger Hunt

Time: Thursday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Pick up a Scavenger Hunt Sheet In Hangoutz / Crown Palm and walk through the sponsor booths to find the answers. Remember this is not a race! Once completed return to check your answers. All of the answers are names of Sponsors. All of the Answer Sponsors who participated volunteered to be a part of...

Room: Hangoutz
10:30 AM

Make More 💰 Money with Less 🛠 Effort: 🧪 Experimentation Before Implementation

Presented by: Scott Showalter
Time: Thursday 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Developing apps is time consuming, with little guarantee of success. The Web, App Store, Google Play and beyond are littered with apps making low or no revenue because they don't solve problems people actually care about. Before you build your “killer” ap, how can you truly know beyond the...

Room: Portia/WisteriaTrack: MobileTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), Mobile, Other, Soft Skills/Business, TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate
11:30 AM

Lunch

Time: Thursday 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Room: Suite 1 / Suite 6
11:45 AM

Bringing Order to Chaos

Presented by: Scott Connerly
Time: Thursday 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

So, you find yourself coding in a code base that has some warts. OK, let's be honest, its a steaming pile of gum and toothpicks you're afraid to touch lest it might fall apart. How do you get from there to ... anywhere, let alone viable, architecturally useful, and stable? In this talk, we'll...

Room: NileTrack: ArchitectureTags: Other, Soft Skills/Business, TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Tests Your Pipeline Might Be Missing

Presented by: Gene Gotimer
Time: Thursday 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

Developing a delivery pipeline means more than just adding automated deploys to the development cycle. It’s about gaining confidence that your builds are viable candidates for release or production. For development to be successful, tests of all types must be incorporated throughout the process to...

Room: MangroveTrack: Software QualityTags: Security, TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Help! My Client Needs a VPAT and other Accessibility Questions

Presented by: Courtney Heitman
Time: Thursday 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

What is a VPAT? Why do my clients keep asking about them? These questions are becoming more and more common with the rise of accessibility lawsuits. VPATs (Voluntary Product Accessibility Template) are the common ask for companies to make sure they are buying software that is accessible. This talk...

Room: RosewoodTrack: Web/Front-EndTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), Other, TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Advanced
1:00 PM

Postman Delivers! A Deep Dive into API Testing.

Presented by: Bob Crowley
Time: Thursday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Whether you are a tester or a developer of HTTP API’s, chances are you are already using Postman to some degree. Chances are also that you are missing out on some of the advanced goodness. Using only features of the free version, this session introduces you to effective use of these features to...

Room: OrangeTrack: Software QualityTags: TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Sell Yourself With a Software Quality Portfolio

Presented by: Aaron Glass
Time: Thursday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Finding new job opportunities can be stressful and intimidating. Talking about yourself might not be in your domain. Questions of uncertainty may arise. How do I make myself more marketable? How do I separate myself from the rest of the pack? How do I keep myself fresh? The goal of this talk is...

Room: Salon ETrack: Software QualityTags: TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

By Our Powers Combined: Observability for Developers

Presented by: Aaron Aldrich
Time: Thursday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The world of maintaining applications is shifting. Our Systems Administrators aren't monitoring our application servers, it's the SREs determining SLIs and SLOs for our Micro-Services and making sure our Cloud-Distributed systems are Observable in near-real time. It's enough for buzzword burnout....

Room: Portia/WisteriaTrack: DevOpsTags: Cloud, Other, TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

From idea to physical series: A basic overview of the world of CAD and 3D printing

Time: Thursday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

This session will talk about the exciting world of 3D printing with a bit of the history of the technology. We will look at the lab’s printers as well as models made on them. We’ll then cover choosing a CAD app and will briefly cover using curated 3D printer object libraries and different CAD...

Room: Guava / Tamarind

Reserved

Time: Thursday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Room: Rosewood

Artemis (ages 12 and up)

Time: Thursday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Room: Salon C Meetup
2:00 PM

From idea to physical: A demo of how to make CAD models in Rhino3d

Time: Thursday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This lab is intended to be a fast-paced technology walk-through of the process of creating a 3D printed object. We will focus in on the process of using CAD to create our model with a NURBS modeler called Rhino3D and will walk through the UI and how Rhino uses basic curves and shapes to create more...

Room: Guava / Tamarind
2:15 PM

Artemis (ages 12 and up)

Time: Thursday 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Room: Salon C Meetup
3:30 PM

Digging In: Getting Familiar With The Code To Be A Better Tester

Presented by: Hilary Weaver-Robb
Time: Thursday 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Maybe you’ve been testing the same application for a while, and your rate of finding new bugs has slowed. Or you’re trying to find more ways to figure out what your devs are doing day to day. You have the tools at your disposal, you just need to dig in! In this talk, Hilary Weaver-Robb shares...

Room: NileTrack: Software QualityTags: TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Artemis (ages 12 and up)

Time: Thursday 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Room: Salon C Meetup
4:00 PM

From idea to physical series: Additional Castle project walk-through Rhino project.

Time: Thursday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Can’t get enough model building? Want to make something more advanced than your basic cups/keychains/challenge coins? We’ve noticed we have some repeat students each year on our kids track that just love to build models, and we’ve also run several years of our introductory track for adults. We...

Room: Guava / Tamarind
4:45 PM

Mutation Testing to the rescue of your Tests

Presented by: Nicolas Fränkel
Time: Thursday 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM

Unit testing ensures your production code is relevant. But what does ensure your testing code is relevant? Come discover mutation testing and make sure your never forget another assert again. In the realm of testing, the code coverage metrics is the most often talked about. However, it doesn’t...

Room: OrangeTrack: Software QualityTags: Java, TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

[CANCELLED] Usability Testing and User Acceptance Testing: Do You Really Need Both?

Presented by: Trent Nguyen
Time: Thursday 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM

This session has been cancelled. We apologize for any trouble this causes.

Room: Portia/WisteriaTrack: Software QualityTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Testing your UI Components

Presented by: Avindra Fernando
Time: Thursday 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM

When our clients give us kudos for releasing high quality applications, it makes us happy. To achieve great levels of quality, we need to thoroughly test our applications. But we know that some forms of testing can be expensive and tedious at times. Unit and integration tests help overcome some of...

Room: RosewoodTrack: Web/Front-EndTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), Javascript, TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Artemis (ages 12 and up)

Time: Thursday 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM

Room: Salon C Meetup
5:00 PM

“How would you print that?” interactive panel

Time: Thursday 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

We have a wealth of different perspectives reflected with our 3D printing room staff- including tinkering hobbyists, hardcore makers, and even that of using multiple printer types repeatably in a small business setting. We thought it would be fun to share these various perspectives on how we...

Room: Guava / Tamarind
6:00 PM

Dinner

Time: Thursday 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Room: Suite 1 / Suite 6
7:00 PM

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Tournament

Time: Thursday 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

A tournament... where folks play Super Smash Bros

Room: Ironwood

Maker Space Chit Chat

Time: Thursday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Room: Empress

Lazer tag (ages 16 and up)

Time: Thursday 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Room: Salon C

Artemis (ages 12 and up)

Time: Thursday 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Room: Salon C Meetup
8:00 PM

Electric Jam Session

Time: Thursday 8:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Room: Suite 1 / Suite 6

Casino & Carnival Games

Time: Thursday 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Room: Indigo Bay

Acoustic Jam Session

Time: Thursday 8:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Room: Mangrove

Dessert Bar, Karaoke, and Photo Booth

Time: Thursday 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Dessert Bar is only until 9PM

Room: Grand Hall

Lazer tag (ages 16 and up)

Time: Thursday 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Room: Salon C

Artemis (ages 12 and up)

Time: Thursday 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Room: Salon C Meetup
9:00 PM

Lazer tag (ages 16 and up)

Time: Thursday 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Room: Salon C

Artemis (ages 12 and up)

Time: Thursday 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Room: Salon C Meetup
10:00 PM

Waterpark Party

Time: Thursday 10:00 PM - 1:00 AM

If you still have energy, come on down to the Waterpark Party! Swimming is optional. Having fun is mandatory. Sherwin-Williams is hosting a Waterpark Cabana, located near the wave pool! Late night snacks and drinks will be available while they last. Come by and grab a slice or two and meet some new...

Room: Waterpark

Friday

7:00 AM

KM: Alexa Scavenger Hunt

Time: Friday 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Ready for a digital adventure? There is an Alexa Scavenger Hunt throughout the Kalahari that you can play using your phone or tablet, and your voice! The hunt starts at the giant bronze gorilla (at the entrance to the convention center). You can do it entirely at your own pace or schedule, and there...

Room: Giant Bronze Gorilla

CodeMash Shuttle

Time: Friday 7:00 AM - 6:40 PM

Room: Shuttle

Coat Check

Time: Friday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Room: Coat Check
7:30 AM

Breakfast

Time: Friday 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Room: Suite 1 / Suite 6
8:30 AM

From Manual Testing to Automation Suite: A Guide For Everyone

Presented by: Mike Roznik
Time: Friday 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Do you start with automation? Manual tests? Should you always consider both? What about working with developers, can they help? Learn some easy stepping stones to go from manual testing to getting your feet wet with automation to writing full automation suites. In this talk you can expect lots of...

Room: NileTrack: Software QualityTags: TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Hack Your App - Intro to Mobile Security Testing

Presented by: Hans Weisheimer
Time: Friday 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Your phone really doesn’t want you to see what’s going on under the hood - it’s a feature. Many of the introspection capabilities that exist for web development are absent by default on mobile platforms. This is particularly frustrating when you need to validate assumptions or security...

Room: Aloeswood / LeopardwoodTrack: SecurityTags: Mobile, Security, TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
9:00 AM

Maker Space Projects

Time: Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Room: Empress
9:45 AM

Continuous Security

Presented by: Craig Hills
Time: Friday 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

A presentation on how to build security testing into your CI/CD pipeline. The primary goal is to think about what the appropriate level of testing is for your project, and determine how to make the most significant improvements to your security, while being cost effective.

Room: Aloeswood / LeopardwoodTrack: SecurityTags: Ruby/Rails, Security, TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
11:00 AM

Lunch

Time: Friday 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Room: Suite 1 / Suite 6

A Lifecycle Of Code Under Test

Presented by: Bob Fornal
Time: Friday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

When thinking about tests against code, have you "done enough?" How do you know that the code is covered appropriately, that odd bugs aren't going to crop up? Did you cover all the use cases and what if someone changes the code down-the-road? This session is about the unit and integration tests...

Room: Salon DTrack: Software QualityTags: TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
12:15 PM

Hey, You Got Your TDD in my SQL DB!

Presented by: Jeff McKenzie
Time: Friday 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

When should we test our data? From an application development perspective, a unit test against a database isn't a unit test at all. Which makes sense -- connected systems introduce overhead and dependency, both of which reduce stability and decrease productivity during test-driven development (TDD)....

Room: Sagewood / ZebrawoodTrack: Software QualityTags: TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Artemis (ages 12 and up)

Time: Friday 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Room: Salon C Meetup
1:30 PM

Artemis (ages 12 and up)

Time: Friday 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Room: Salon C Meetup
2:45 PM

Artemis (ages 12 and up)

Time: Friday 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Room: Salon C Meetup
4:00 PM

Test-driven development: save your time, save your sanity, write great code fast

Presented by: Paul Roub
Time: Friday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

For the skeptical: Both new and more-seasoned devs -- especially solo practitioners -- can have a lot of misconceptions about TDD. Mostly of the "it's extra work, it's extra code, I can't ship tests, why would I test something simple and obvious" variety. But magic happens when the light bulb...

Room: Indigo BayTrack: Programming PrinciplesTags: Other, TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Straying From the Happy Path: Taking Control of Errors in Swift

Presented by: Jeff Kelley
Time: Friday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Have you ever seen a code comment saying “this should never happen”? Have you ever wondered what would happen if it did? Swift has a diverse set of error-handling capabilities, from using throw to send errors up the stack to using a Result to handle errors in asynchronous methods. In this talk,...

Room: CypressTrack: MobileTags: Mobile, TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Example Mapping: The New Three Amigos

Presented by: Thomas Haver
Time: Friday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Example Mapping is a collaboration technique used by teams to help refine requirements. Every team should have a set of “ready” criteria that includes some kind of workshop between development team members to establish a shared understanding. In a time-boxed Example Mapping session, rules will...

Room: NileTrack: Software QualityTags: Other, Soft Skills/Business, TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

The Case of the Tenacious Tester: How Using Your Words Improves QA Work

Presented by: Katrina Ohlemacher
Time: Friday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

"Never trust to general impressions, my boy, but concentrate yourself upon details." So says Sherlock Holmes in “A Case of Identity.” The Great Detective has a lot to say that applies to software testing: pay attention to detail, never make assumptions, use your imagination. We wouldn’t have...

Room: Salon HTrack: Software QualityTags: Other, TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Accessibility Audits in Chrome: Easy Steps toward an Inclusive Internet

Presented by: Maranda Provance
Time: Friday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Do you want to help make the internet a better place for all people? In this talk, you’ll be introduced to the accessibility audits built into Chrome’s dev tools. We’ll walk through the automated tests they provide as well as the helpful information they give on manual testing. By the end of...

Room: Salon DTrack: Web/Front-EndTags: Javascript, Other, TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Artemis (ages 12 and up)

Time: Friday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Room: Salon C Meetup
5:00 PM

Closing Ceremonies

Time: Friday 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Room: Suite 1 / Suite 6