Test and Code
About the Show
How did you become a software developer/tester/engineer/lead, etc?
Odds are we all are missing some important information to do our jobs most effectively.
This podcast is an attempt to fill those education gaps.
I focus on testing and process questions like “How do I know it works?”, “How do I effectively test?”, and the like.
But really, anything in the software development realm is fair game.
30: Legacy Code - M. Scott Ford
July 31st, 2017
41 mins 47 secs
kanban, legacy code, readability, testing pyramid
M. Scott Ford is the founder and chief code whisperer at Corgibytes, a company focused on helping other companies with legacy code. We talk about the company, about testing strategy, getting a handle on technical debt and process debt, iterative development, and a lot more.
29: Kobiton & QASymphony - Josh Lieberman
June 30th, 2017
18 mins 2 secs
mobile testing, qa tools, software testing
Interview with Josh Lieberman about Kobiton and QASymphony
28: Chaos Engineering & Experimentation at Netflix - Casey Rosenthal
April 7th, 2017
32 mins 55 secs
chaos engineering, distributed systems, experimentation, testing strategy
Experimentation vs Testing
With Casey Rosenthal, manager for the Traffic, Intuition, and Chaos teams at Netflix
27: Mahmoud Hashemi : unit, integration, and system testing
February 26th, 2017
41 mins 56 secs
enterprise software, integration testing, system testing, tdd, testing column, testing pyramid, unit testing, web frameworks
What is the difference between a unit test, an integration test, and a system test? Mahmoud Hashemi helps me to define these terms, as well as discuss the role of all testing variants in software development.
26: pyresttest – Sam Van Oort
December 1st, 2016
57 mins 55 secs
pyresttest, rest, yaml
Interview with Sam Van Oort about pyresttest, “A REST testing and API microbenchmarking tool” pyresttest A question in the Test & Code Slack channel was raised about testing REST APIs. There were answers such as pytest + requests, of course,
25: Selenium, pytest, Mozilla – Dave Hunt
November 30th, 2016
42 mins 20 secs
continuous integration, jenkins, mozilla, pytest, selenium, tox
Interview with Dave Hunt @davehunt82. We Cover: Selenium Driver: http://www.seleniumhq.org/ pytest: http://docs.pytest.org/ pytest plugins: pytest-selenium: http://pytest-selenium.readthedocs.io/ pytest-html: https://pypi.python.
24: pytest with Raphael Pierzina
November 10th, 2016
35 mins 15 secs
pytest pytest is an extremely popular test framework used by many projects and companies. In this episode, I interview Raphael Pierzina (@hackebrot), a core contributor to both pytest and cookiecutter. We discuss how Raphael got involved with both proj...
23: Lessons about testing and TDD from Kent Beck
September 30th, 2016
13 mins 46 secs
Discussion and audio clips from a previous interview with Kent Beck
22: Converting Manual Tests to Automated Tests
September 24th, 2016
10 mins 56 secs
How do you convert manual tests to automated tests?
21: Terminology: test fixtures, subcutaneous testing, end to end testing, system testing
August 31st, 2016
18 mins 6 secs
end to end testing, fixtures, given-when-then, system testing
A listener requested that I start covering some terminology. I think it’s a great idea. Covered in this episode: Test Fixtures Subcutaneous Testing End to End Testing (System Testing) I also discuss A book rewrite Progress on transcripts A story from t...
20: Talk Python To Me host Michael Kennedy
July 29th, 2016
47 mins 13 secs
pycharm, pyramid, training
Interview with Michael Kennedy from the Talk Python To Me podcast
19: Python unittest with Robert Collins
June 15th, 2016
40 mins 25 secs
Python's unittest module, advanced features, comparison to pytest, future features, and more.
18: Testing in Startups and Hiring Software Engineers with Joe Stump
April 19th, 2016
53 mins 28 secs
agile, hiring, small teams, startup, strategy
In this epsiode, I interview with Joe Stump, cofounder of Sprintly, to give the startup perspective to development and testing.
17: The Travis Foundation
April 11th, 2016
26 mins 37 secs
Interview with Laura Gaetano from The Travis Foundation