Session Schedule

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

Tuesday

No Sessions

Wednesday

No Sessions

Thursday

9:15 AM

Document Yourself: A framework for career advancement

Presented by: Michelle Brenner
Time: Thursday 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

The goal of this workshop is to document yourself the way you would document code. You wouldn’t expect someone who wants to use the program you built to read every line of code. Instead, they’re relying on the design documents and doc strings to know how it works. The same is true with your...

Room: NileTrack: Project Leadership/Soft SkillsFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
10:30 AM

Building a Custom CSS Framework Was Easier Than I Thought

Presented by: Nate Taylor
Time: Thursday 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

If you're like me, you've used several different front end frameworks such as Bootstrap, SemanticUI and others. You've enjoyed that they give you consistent components and layout. But perhaps you've been frustrated by those same tools. It could be that every site you have created with them looks...

Room: NileTrack: UI/DesignTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), JavascriptFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
1:00 PM

HOW TO HACK AN ELECTION

Presented by: Gary Short
Time: Thursday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Think your democracy is safe? Better think again. In this session I'll demonstrate the techniques that the 'black hat data scientists' use to get the result they want from any election or referenda. In this entertaining talk, I'll demonstrate techniques, both at the macro level - how to attack an...

Room: NileTrack: DataTags: Big DataFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
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

Friday

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
12:15 PM

Practical Functional Programming

Presented by: Jeremy Fairbank
Time: Friday 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Functional programming is more than just math and monads. Functional programming empowers developers to solve real problems with safe, predictable, and maintainable code. In this talk, discover the basics of functional programming and how to apply functional concepts in a practical manner. Learn how...

Room: NileTrack: Programming PrinciplesTags: Functional Programming, Javascript, OtherFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
4:00 PM

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