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The Raleigh-area Ruby Brigade August Meeting

  • Aug 19, 2008 · 7:00 PM
  • Red Hat Headquarters

__How to Fail With 100% Test Coverage__

With an expressive language such as Ruby and with modern test practices, 100% test coverage is readily achievable. But 100% coverage is meaningless without other supporting habits and practices. Over the last few years, we have taken dozens of projects to 100% coverage, and there are still plenty of things that can go wrong:

* Fragile Mocking
* Incidental Coverage
* The Ugly Mirror
* Overspecification
* Slow Tests
* Underspecification
* Shallow Tests
* Invisible Code

We will look at examples of each of these problems (and others as well), and show how to prevent them from infecting your project.

About the Speaker

Jason Rudolph is a Principal at Relevance and is author of the book, "Getting Started with Grails." Jason speaks frequently at software conferences and user groups, and he has more than nine years of experience in developing software solutions for domestic and international clients of all sizes, including start-ups, Dow 30 companies, and government organizations.

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  • Jess M.

    Great job by Jason presenting some compelling thoughts on test coverage and testing strategies.

    August 20, 2008

  • Jonathon

    Awesome presentation and good people. Can't wait for the next one.

    August 19, 2008

  • A former member
    A former member

    Awesome talk by Jason!

    August 19, 2008

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