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Lunch&&Learn: Fakes, Mocks, and Spies... Oh My

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Join Devhub Toronto for their weekly series of Lunch&&Learns-- casual one-hour seminars with varying topics targeted at developers. Why not use your lunch break to learn something new?

This week's Lunch&&Learn is titled "Fakes, Mocks, and Spies... Oh My", presented by Andrew Wright, Engineer at Ten Thousand Coffees.

In his talk, Andrew will talk about an automated testing primer covering paradigms and patterns common to automated testing. Topics covered will include: Fakes vs Mocks vs Spies. What is a unit test? What is TDD? What is BDD? How are TDD, BDD, and unit testing different? What are integration tests? When to unit test? When to Integration test? Examples will be provided in JavaScript and using the Jest framework.

Andrew ( works on the Engineering team at Ten Thousand Coffees. Before that he was an Engineering Manager at Pivotal Labs. His career has ranged from embedded hardware devices and device drivers in Linux and FreeBSD, to leading mobile application and full-stack development teams. He is a strong advocate for pair programming, unit testing, lean validation, and empathetic leadership.


Interested in holding a Lunch&&Learn yourself? Or know someone who would be great at it? Email Olivia at: [masked]


About Devhub:

Devhub is Canada’s first full-out community space for developers of all levels. A place where members can work, learn, and teach, whether they’ve been coding for two decades or ten weeks. It’s a space that connects developers with community, mentorship, and a unique co-working environment, all programmed for their needs and growth.

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PLEASE BYOL (Bring your own lunch):
At Devhub we aim to provide developers with free quality events and resources, so are unable to provide lunch for everyone.