07/10/11 11:10 by Mark Keating (mdk)
Net-A-Porter will be sponsoring a training session at the London Perl Workshop. They have provided the funds for us to fly over and house Gabor Szabo who will run a 4hr training session on Testing.
The session will focus on: If you are changing a piece of code and cannot easily test it, when you are starting a new project it is easy to write lots of tests as you go along. Either before you write the code or after. When you are dropped in an existing project, one that might already be in production, you have a much more difficult task. In this 4 hour session we will take a look at both cases and we will have an initial understanding on how to avoid going crazy while satisfying the requirements of your boss or client.
1) Introduction to TAP - the Test Anything Protocol 2) Testing tools in Perl for testing Perl Modules (Test::Simple, Test::More) 3) Writing unit tests for new code 4) What does test coverage mean, how to generate it and how to use it? 5) Testing web applications 6) Testing command line applications 7) White box testing, black box testing and what's in between.
Most of the time will be spent as a lecture but if you bring your computer you will be able to do some hands on exercises as well.
The course is base on the QA Test Automation using Perl class Perl in Test Automation