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Re: [ruby-89] Upcoming TDD workshop

From: Davey S.
Sent on: Sunday, March 15, 2009 8:15 AM
Please consider Miles, but not me, as having RSVP'd. Thanks.

On Mar 14, 2009, at 11:39 PM, Michael Kelly <[address removed]>  
wrote:

> Miles (et al),
>
> Just so there's no confusion, we have limited space. The limit for  
> the workshop is around 25 people, and we're closing in on 20 now.  
> You'll need to RSVP with me with your interest in the topic and  
> (assuming we're not already full) you'll be added to the list. Once  
> we pass 20, I'll likely only be adding people who have experience  
> reports to share.
>
> Just drop me a line if you're interested. I'll also need your email  
> for follow up communications before the workshop.
>
> Thanks,
> Mike
>
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Miles Z. Sterrett [mailto:[address removed]]
>> Sent: Saturday, March 14,[masked]:56 PM
>> To: [address removed]
>> Subject: Re: [ruby-89] Upcoming TDD workshop
>>
>> Ladies and Gentlemen -
>>
>> Davey and I are going to try to go to this.  Anyone else interested?
>>
>> MilesZS
>>
>> On Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 9:30 AM, Michael Kelly <[address removed] 
>> >wrote:
>>
>>> Hello indy.rb,
>>>
>>> We have a workshop later this month on TDD and we're looking for  
>>> attendees
>>> and experience reports. We already have a couple Ruby programmers  
>>> attending,
>>> so I thought I'd reach out to others here in Indy.
>>>
>>> In this workshop we want to look at testing done by the  
>>> programmer, for the
>>> programmer. For this workshop, experience reports would cover  
>>> topics such
>>> as:
>>> - getting started with TDD
>>> - working in legacy code that does not have existing unit tests
>>> - managing large test beds of unit tests
>>> - setting up and managing continuous integration
>>> - designing mocks, stubs, and harnesses
>>> - using unit tests to aid in refactoring
>>> - dealing with team/cultural issues when implementing TDD
>>> - tools that assist with TDD and unit testing
>>> - and non-traditional unit testing (dbunit, xmlunit, etc...)
>>>
>>> This workshop could also potentially have an exercise or two where
>>> participants write a class using TDD with a series of debriefs/ 
>>> lightning
>>> talks of why they used the tests that they did. Problem solving
>>> opportunities are very welcome for this workshop.
>>>
>>> Dustin Sparks, a local development manager, has volunteered to  
>>> take on the
>>> role of content owner for this workshop. Our hope is that this  
>>> topic will
>>> entice programmers who have a passion for well tested code, who  
>>> want to
>>> share what they've learned, and who want to get better at their  
>>> testing.
>>>
>>> Date: Friday March 27, 2009
>>> Location: Mobius Labs
>>> Time: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
>>> Format: All-day workshop
>>>
>>> If you're interested, drop me a line. As always, it's all free  
>>> (you'll have
>>> to pay for your own lunch). All we ask is for your time and  
>>> participation.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Mike
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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