Test Driven Development - Java Foundations (January meetup)

Chris Naidoo from Psybergate will present Test Driven Development in Java.

This will include slides and live coding in Eclipse.


Chris Naidoo has been involved in building software since 1988. He has developed significant experience in business and systems analysis and design, technical design, programming, architecture, database design and general database expertise, and performance tuning.

Chris has been mainly involved in application development work, and his business knowledge is primarily in the financial and education industries. His core focus is to continue to develop skills in the Java/JEE arena using agile practices such as Test Driven Development (TDD), continuous integration and pair programming.


Sponsor for the evening is Psybergate http://psybergate.co.za

And Oracle providing the location.


Please remember this is the January meetup.

18:00 – 19:00 Networking and supper
19:00 – 20:00 Presentation
20:00 onward Networking

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  • Richard K.

    1 · January 29, 2013

  • James D.

    I never really understood the real power of TDD until last night. I'm glad I attended! Hopefully I can start using this more practically in the workplace

    January 29, 2013

  • Chris N.

    hey guys - glad to see most of you appeared to have enjoyed the talk.

    1 · January 29, 2013

  • mohamed

    I really enjoyed that talk, great stuff.

    January 29, 2013

  • Kutloisiso M.

    Really great talk. Tx

    January 29, 2013

  • Manny F.

    Awesome meet up thanks Chris.

    2 · January 29, 2013

  • Sello R.

    Well at first sounded like foreign language but yea when chris carried on explaining it became aclearer on what the whole idea is about....I enjoyed the lesson though I must say.

    1 · January 28, 2013

  • Kayle M.

    An excellent event. Thank you!

    3 · January 28, 2013

  • Chris D.

    Really enjoyed! Thanks a lot to the organisers and Chris Naidoo. Keep it up :)

    1 · January 28, 2013

  • matthew

    Probably the best presented meet up, that I have attended, after Toby Kurien's last one.

    1 · January 28, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi guys, with this storm I am stuck at Cresta. If it breaks quick enough I will attempt to get through to you before 7. My sincere apologies.

    January 28, 2013

    • Mark C.

      Yeah nearly never made it myself

      January 28, 2013

  • Thabiso Lionel M.

    Hi Mark and team. I am running about 30-40 mins late, just arrived at the airport and manoeuvring my way to Sandton. It is a jungle though what with the weather. Sincere apologies for the late shift

    January 28, 2013

    • Mark C.

      No sweat - the weather is affecting everyone!

      January 28, 2013

  • Sello R.

    Ohh I love java:-)I'm teaching myself how to code,still a student but I'd love to be there,I think I'll make it,always wanted to see it in real work...#excited ,see you there;-)

    January 19, 2013

    • Michael W.

      Looking forward to seeing you there! (Feel free to bring your classmates along)

      January 21, 2013

    • Justin W.

      Hey Sello will be great to see you there :)

      January 28, 2013

  • Mark C.

    Lots of good thing lined up for the jug this year :-)

    1 · January 27, 2013

  • Manny F.

    looking forward to this one.

    January 27, 2013

  • Chris D.

    I'm a Java n00b still, but have been playing around a little bit and building some simple Android apps. Would love to come through and get a bit more insight into some good test practices. Glad I found this meetup thingy :)

    January 22, 2013

    • Michael W.

      Excellent! See you there :)

      January 22, 2013

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