November Meetup - Hilary Weaver-Robb- Getting Familiar With The Code

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For the November Meetup will have a talk, plus the usual pizza and chats.
Hilary Weaver-Robb will remotely deliver a talk "“Digging In: Getting Familiar With The Code To Be A Better Tester”"
Date and Time: November 14th, 6:30pm GMT open the doors and talk would start at 6:45 pm GMT)
Talk: “Digging In: Getting Familiar With The Code To Be A Better Tester”.
Speaker: Hilary Weaver-Robb

Abstract: Maybe you’ve been testing the same application for a while, and your rate of finding new bugs has slowed. Or you’re trying to find more ways to figure out what your devs are doing day to day. You have the tools at your disposal, you just need to dig in!
In this talk, Hilary Weaver-Robb shares tools and techniques you can use to take your testing to the next level. See everything the developers are changing, and learn to find the most vulnerable parts of the code. These tools and techniques can help you focus your testing, and track down those pesky bugs!

Takeaways:
tools to do static analysis on the code
using those tools to find potential bugs
using commit logs to figure out what’s being changed
that it’s helpful to dig into the code of the application under test

Speaker bio: Hilary Weaver-Robb, also known as g33klady on the Internets. A Software Quality Architect in Detroit, tweets a lot (@g33klady), and swears a lot, too. Passionate about developer/tester relationships, immersed in testing REST services, and speak about those topics at various conferences and user groups. Started Motor City Software Testers in Detroit because Hillary felt that we need to build a testers community in the area. Bringing the passion of testing to the Motor City!

Agenda:

6:30-6:45 Pizza and chat
Pizza will be served before the talk and there will be an opportunity to meet other testers in the cork community.

6:45-7:45
Hillary will deliver her talk and take questions

7:50 Wrap-up

8:00 Drinks
If attendees are interested we typically grab a drink in a nearby bar such as Mutton Lane.

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