How well tested is your system? How do you measure it? Code coverage can give you the answer, however can we trust our unit tests? Trust him or not, but Rafał used to work for the investment banking industry in a big project where a lot of unit tests had no assertions (!). And yes… the […]

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How do we write tests that are easy to read, easy to write and run quickly? Alex Soto is speaking at Voxxed Days Vienna about how to write better unit tests. We asked him about his libraries of choice, and how to get the most out of tests. What is your preferred Java testing library? This […]

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You may be hearing a lot of buzz around functional programming. For example, Java 8 recently introduced new features (lambda expressions and method references) and APIs (Streams, Optional and CompletableFutures) inspired from functional ideas such as first-class functions, composition and immutability. However, what does this mean for my existing codebase? In this talk we show […]

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Tonya Rae Moore speaks to Red Hat’s Markus Eisele at DevNexus about his fixation on integration technologies – getting systems to talk to each other, and building effective bridges to connect it all together.

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Applications have to be integrated, but they use different technologies, protocols, and data formats. Nevertheless, the integration of these applications needs to be modeled in a standardized way, realized efficiently, and supported by automatic tests. Three open source integration frameworks available on the Java platform—Apache Camel, Spring Integration, and Mule—fulfill these requirements. They implement well-known […]

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As software becomes more sophisticated, the industry is facing an unprecedented level of complexity – and when you bring bugs into the mix, traditional methodology doesn’t cut it quite the way it used to. Enter Integration Testing. Nicolas Fränkel is the latest to throw his two cents into the conversation with his self-published work, “Integration Testing from […]

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