"Database Patterns for Unit Testing", with Bill Shelton

When: Thursday, July 17, 12:00pm US EDT (UTC/GMT-5) (What time is that for you? See
http://www.timeanddat... which shows the time as US EDT and you can choose your city from the list offered to see what time that is in your own timezone.)
Meeting URL:
http://experts.acrobat.com/cfmeetup/ Duration: Approx. 1 hour
Meeting will be recorded. URL will be posted after meeting at
http://recordings.coldfusionmeetup.com We will have 2 talks for Thursday, July 17. First up we will have Bill Shelton presenting "
Database Patterns for Unit Testing".
Description: (provided by the speaker) Testing code that touches databases needs to be done, but it's hard. Databases can be large, complex, and the data can be changing frequently. To make matters worse, there are numerous vendor-specific database implementations that make it difficult to provide unified solutions to testing. In this talk, we will discuss some approaches to these challenges. We will show you how you can design your code so that you can isolate and test CF code that interacts with databases, we will show you how you can test database logic independently of your cf application, and we will discuss some Database Sandbox approaches developers can use to create a local test lab.
Speaker: (provided by the speaker) Bill should probably be in a different line of work, like a River Keeper, however, those jobs are few and far between. So, with the advent of the WWW Bill has joined forces with like-minded misfits in the hopes of creating a cleaner/greener world of code. Is your code green today?
RECORDING: As always, the meeting will be recorded, and the recording URL will be posted after the meeting at
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  • A former member
    A former member

    The audio problems were quite distracting

    July 17, 2008

  • Jun B.

    It is a good topic. unfortunately, the quality of communication is really bad. is anyway that the online presentation and voice could be improved in the future?

    July 17, 2008

  • Steve W.

    Appreciate the time Bill shared with us. Thanks!

    July 17, 2008

  • A former member
    A former member

    Tech and audio problems on my end, plus federal agents knocking at my door.

    July 17, 2008

  • Thomas C.

    The presentation itself was fine, but there were issues with audio, both on my end and on the speaker's end. My audio wasn't working at first and so I had to reboot my computer. Once I had audio working, the audio still cut in and out on my end during the presentation.

    July 17, 2008

  • A former member
    A former member

    The audio was horrible and I left early do to frustration.

    July 17, 2008

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