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BrighTest Tester Gathering - "The Testing of Fear" Talk and Demo of Gatling

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BrighTest's first meet up with a talk and show and tell!
We will be meeting at Crunch Ltd. Academy right behind Hove station.


Talk By Dan Billing:

The Testing of Fear

"The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown” HP Lovecraft: Supernatural Horror in Literature

Dan will talk about how to recognise how fears can be managed and utilised in order to overcome complex testing challenges by helping us to understand some of the key psychological thinking that surrounds fear and how it can impact our testing . We can then start to begin to develop techniques to manage our professional fears, and be able to support and nurture this learning within teams and the community.

Show and Tell:

Load Testing with Gatling by Jack Harris

Gatling is an open source load testing framework based on Scala.

Demo of the tool Gatling and how we used it in a recent project to simulate user traffic. ;


Crunch Academy, Unit 1, Hove Business Centre, Fonthill Road, BN3 6HA.

Behind Hove station in the perfumery building. There is some parking at the station and permit parking nearby, but this should be free from 8pm.


Start time from 7 and first talk at 7:30.


Huge thanks to TestHuddle: TEST (The EuroSTAR Software Testing) Huddle is a new online platform for software testers to meet with peers, access thought-leading content and to share and discuss their views on any aspect of software testing.

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Sponsor of the venue is Crunch Accounting. Big thanks to them!

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For sponsorhip you will get your logo displayed on a slide at the beginning of the event for around half an hour, as well as after the talks are complete before everyone leaves.

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