How Improving the Testing Experience Goes Beyond Quality: A Developer Productivity Point of View

It is well known that organizations connect software testing with software quality: making sure that the code does what it supposed to do.

Unfortunately, many organizations believe that the testing is a slow process and it causes stagnancy in the project. Organizations say that due to slow testing process they are not able to meet its set milestones, but it doesn’t have to be this way. The testing stage is also part of the developer experience and making it such that engineers are productive and continue delivering software not only fast but with confidence is crucial.

In this talk, we will explore a few approaches that we are taking in order to deliver a more consistent and delightful testing experience for JVM engineers at Netflix. The end goal: speed up engineers feedback loop by running tests locally constantly as much as possible

Thu, Sept 21
60 min
Room 2 (Gods & Monsters)
Roberto Perez Alcolea
Aubrey Chipman