What we're about

We're super proud when someone tells us we're the friendliest, and most open meet-up they've ever attended. We firmly believe that technology is nothing without the people who use it. So come join us if you love Angular, want to learn more, or are just curious. There's plenty of room for veterans and beginners!

We are open to ideas for talks and, of course, presenters for full talks or even just a 5-minute lightning talk on anything Angular related. Done something cool with Angular? Show us!



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Upcoming events (1)

OctoberTest (hosted by LinkSquares)

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Holy guacamole! It's another in person event for Boston web devs.

This time we are very thankful to have an awesome new host, LinkSquares, at 60 State Street in Boston. LinkSquares has a wicked sweet office and will be providing food and beverages for this event.

We have 3 absolutely amazing speakers for this event to talk about testing:

  1. Gleb Bahmutov
  2. Kristin Jackvony
  3. Anand Bagmar

Gleb's Talk Abstract
Writing tests for your components (be it Angular, React, Vue, or Svelte components) is often a horror show. You code in (js-dom) darkness, there are dangers behind each action, and the most beautiful tests get banged up beyond recognition when they try to cross into the CI realm. In this talk, Gleb will show how Cypress component testing becomes a ray of hope guiding you towards the testing nirvana. These tests remove the great majority of framework-specific test code, while focusing on how the component behaves on the page. Gleb will use examples from different frameworks to teach everyone how to test the modern front-end code without fear or pain.

Gleb's Speaker Bio
Gleb Bahmutov is a JavaScript ninja, image processing expert, and software quality fanatic. During the day Gleb is making the engineers more productive at Mercari US in his position as the Senior Director of Engineering. At night he is fighting software bugs and blogs about it at https://glebbahmutov.com/blog/. You can follow him and his work @bahmutov and find the slides from conference presentations at https://slides.com/bahmutov. Gleb is a GitHub Star, Algolia Ambassador, CircleCI Ambassador, Microsoft MVP, and ex-Cypress Distinguished Engineer.

Kristin's Talk Abstract
We all know that Postman is a valuable tool for API testing, but it becomes even more valuable when your tests are well-organized! In this presentation, Kristin will share best practices for Postman requests, assertions, environments, variables, folders, collections, and workspaces that make your API tests easy to navigate and reuse. She'll go on to describe four organizational patterns for Postman collections that can be used for varying application types.

Kristin's Speaker Bio
Kristin Jackvony is the author of the new book The Complete Software Tester. She is a Principal Test Engineer at Paylocity. She has a highly popular LinkedIn Learning course called Postman Essential Training, and she blogs regularly at Think Like a Tester.

Anand's Talk Abstract
Starting to implement Test Automation for any project can be a daunting task. There are many factors to consider, and unfortunately, many times we get biased by the 'popular opinion' or 'best-shiny-new-too' related discussions. While some of these discussions are quite helpful, in many cases, just following someone's suggestions blindly can lead to failures. In this session, I will share the approach I take when I start to implement Test Automation for any project. We will discuss the negotiable and the non-negotiable criteria for any test automation framework and more importantly, what factors should you consider to make the right choice, and make it our best choice!

Anand's Speaker Bio
Anand is a Software Quality Evangelist with 20+ years in the software testing field. He is passionate about shipping a quality product, and specializes in Product Quality strategy & execution, and also building automated testing tools, infrastructure and frameworks. Anand writes testing related blogs and has built open-source tools related to Software Testing – WAAT (Web Analytics Automation Testing Framework), TaaS (for automating the integration testing in disparate systems) and TTA (Test Trend Analyzer).

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Angular Boston September Social (in person!)

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