Have you ever wanted to learn about Automated Testing but wasn't sure where to start? Come and bring any questions you may have! Andrew Boyer, a Software Developer in Test who has worked at both Google and Amazon, will be talking about Functional Web Automation using Selenium WebDriver.
About the Speaker:
Andrew Boyer has worked in the software industry for more than twenty years, for companies as small as ten people, and as large as Google and Amazon. Working at times as a developer, tester, or even a sales engineer, he focuses now on process improvements and creating automation frameworks. He believes good automation is accessible to all job roles, and improves not just the quality of the shipping product, but also the velocity of the engineering organization.
• LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrew-boyer-4a00685/
Where to Meet:
The event will be held at iZotope’s office https://www.izotope.com , in their spacious lunch room. It is an eleven minute walk from the Kendall / MBTA Red Line stop. For Directions, see https://goo.gl/maps/Dx28yK8zLmB2 … signs inside will direct you from the front door to the lunch room.
T.J. Maher is 5 foot 7 with short brown hair, blue eyes, a “Hello My Name is T.J.” nametag and a red MEETUP sign attached to his black messenger bag.
6:00 pm to 6:30 pm: Meet and Greet: iZotope can provide the location but unfortunately not the catering. Feel free to grab something beforehand at The Friendly Toast, Mamelah’s Deli, Bon Me, The Smoke Shoppe, or any of the many places at One Kendall Square and bring it along. iZotope’s public area has many tables where we can gather. Directions for local takeout places are listed below.
6:30 pm onward: The talk begins!
Food around the Event:
One Kendall Square: a four minute walk down Hampshire Street
• Bon Me: Vietnamese style sandwiches, salads: http://places.singleplatform.com/bon-me/menu?ref=google
• Cambridge Brewing Company: http://www.cambridgebrewingcompany.com/beer/archive/
• Mamaleh’s Jewish Deli: http://mamalehs.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Mamalehs-BreakfastMenus.pdf
• The Smoke Shop: BBQ: http://www.thesmokeshopbbq.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Smoke-Shop-Menu-11.07.16.pdf
About iZotope: From their site:
“iZotope makes innovative products that inspire and enable people to be creative. Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, iZotope has spent over a decade developing award-winning products and audio technologies for professionals and hobbyists alike. Used by millions of people in over 50 countries, iZotope products are a core component of GRAMMY-winning music studios, Oscar and Emmy-winning film and TV post production studios, and prominent radio studios, as well as basement and bedroom studios across the globe. iZotope also powers products made by industry partners such as Adobe, Avid, Microsoft, and Sony. iZotope was recently honored with an Emmy® Award for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Development for its flagship audio repair suite, RX® (https://www.izotope.com/en/solutions/repair-and-edit/rx.html)”.