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Join us Friday, October 9th for an 8th Light University Livestream presentation by 8th Light Crafter Stepher Prater!
Von, Two, Three Chomsky Grammars!
12:40 - 1:30 Presentation
ABOUT THE TALK:
Have you ever reproduced the logic of a method in a test so that you can make sure it works? Verifying the output of programs is one of the most common kinds of test we write, yet the sort of tests we write for them are redundant, brittle, and redundant. We'll learn about the theory of formal grammars, RSpec custom matchers, and the linguistic basis of computability - all with the help of our favorite purple vampire!
Stephen Prater is a Software Crafter at 8th Light. He may or may not live in a garbage can behind the neighborhood bodega and gripe at people about TDD, but his best friend is definitely not an imaginary woolly mammoth.
The streaming link is available to registrants. We will also be streaming this talk like on our Twitch channel: https://www.twitch.tv/8thlightinc. This presentation will be recorded and the recording will be posted shortly after the presentation
Want to learn more about 8th Light? Hang out after the presentation to chat with one of our crafters and find out how 8th Light is changing the software community.