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Agile Test Automation


MF SOLD OUT! Acceptance Test-Driven Development: Mastering Agile Testing
Nate Oster, CodeSquads, LLC
Mon, 06/03/2013 - 8:30am

On agile teams, testers can struggle to keep up with the pace of development if they continue employing a waterfall-based verification process—finding bugs after development. Nate Oster challenges you to question waterfall assumptions and replace this legacy verification testing with acceptance test-driven development (ATDD). With ATDD, you “test first” by writing executable specifications for a new feature before development begins.

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AW12 Transform Your Agile Test Process to Ship Fast with High Quality
Penny Wyatt, Atlassian
Wed, 06/05/2013 - 3:45pm

Until 2009, the Atlassian JIRA team shipped a major release of its software every nine to twelve months. Everything was tested—every story and every bug fix—and everything still contained serious bugs. Story development moved quickly, but after the feature-complete date, several month-long hardening periods were required to make the software actually shippable. Integrating the release into Atlassian’s hosted platform took another three or four months.

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