Making Open Work
May 8–9, 2017: Training & Tutorials
May 10–11, 2017: Conference
Austin, TX
Alex Martelli

Alex Martelli
Senior Staff Engineer, Google


Alex Martelli is a senior staff engineer at Google. Alex is the author of Python in a Nutshell and coeditor of the Python Cookbook. He is a PSF member and won the 2002 Activators’ Choice Award and the 2006 Frank Willison Award for contributions to the Python community. You can read some of his publications here and
watch some of his past presentations here.


4:15pm4:55pm Thursday, May 11, 2017
Location: Ballroom E
Level: Intermediate
Alex Martelli (Google)
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Automated testing is at the heart of modern development and operations, but it's often segregated between developer-focused unit testing and separate, often semi-automated integration testing. Alex Martelli explains that the best kind of testing deploys in many layers, reusing test-components in various configurations for multiple purposes. Read more.