Re: [ruby-89] Upcoming TDD workshop

From: Michael K.
Sent on: Saturday, March 14, 2009 11:37 PM
Miles (et al),

Just so there's no confusion, we have limited space. The limit for the workshop is around 25 people, and we're closing in on 20 now. You'll need to RSVP with me with your interest in the topic and (assuming we're not already full) you'll be added to the list. Once we pass 20, I'll likely only be adding people who have experience reports to share.

Just drop me a line if you're interested. I'll also need your email for follow up communications before the workshop.

Thanks,
Mike


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Miles Z. Sterrett [mailto:[address removed]]
>Sent: Saturday, March 14,[masked]:56 PM
>To: [address removed]
>Subject: Re: [ruby-89] Upcoming TDD workshop
>
>Ladies and Gentlemen -
>
>Davey and I are going to try to go to this.  Anyone else interested?
>
>MilesZS
>
>On Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 9:30 AM, Michael Kelly <[address removed]>wrote:
>
>> Hello indy.rb,
>>
>> We have a workshop later this month on TDD and we're looking for attendees
>> and experience reports. We already have a couple Ruby programmers attending,
>> so I thought I'd reach out to others here in Indy.
>>
>> In this workshop we want to look at testing done by the programmer, for the
>> programmer. For this workshop, experience reports would cover topics such
>> as:
>> - getting started with TDD
>> - working in legacy code that does not have existing unit tests
>> - managing large test beds of unit tests
>> - setting up and managing continuous integration
>> - designing mocks, stubs, and harnesses
>> - using unit tests to aid in refactoring
>> - dealing with team/cultural issues when implementing TDD
>> - tools that assist with TDD and unit testing
>> - and non-traditional unit testing (dbunit, xmlunit, etc...)
>>
>> This workshop could also potentially have an exercise or two where
>> participants write a class using TDD with a series of debriefs/lightning
>> talks of why they used the tests that they did. Problem solving
>> opportunities are very welcome for this workshop.
>>
>> Dustin Sparks, a local development manager, has volunteered to take on the
>> role of content owner for this workshop. Our hope is that this topic will
>> entice programmers who have a passion for well tested code, who want to
>> share what they've learned, and who want to get better at their testing.
>>
>> Date: Friday March 27, 2009
>> Location: Mobius Labs
>> Time: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
>> Format: All-day workshop
>>
>> If you're interested, drop me a line. As always, it's all free (you'll have
>> to pay for your own lunch). All we ask is for your time and participation.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Mike
>>
>>
>>
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