David Wheeler

David Wheeler
Chief Yak Barber, iovation

Website | @theory

David E. Wheeler is President of Portland-based Kineticode, and former CTO of Values of n, creators of the PostgreSQL-and-Rails-powered iwantsandy.com, home of Sandy, your personal email assistant. David is also maintainer and lead developer of Bricolage, a content management and publishing system powered by Perl and PostgreSQL. For his next trick, he may or may not build a Python or Lisp or BASIC-powered Web application, but whatever it is, it will likely be built on PostgreSQL. Unless it’s a blog, in which case he’ll just use SQLite.


Databases, Programming
Location: Meeting Room J1/J4
David Wheeler (iovation)
Average rating: ****.
(4.29, 14 ratings)
You unit test your application API. You unit test your presentation layer. You write integration and acceptance tests. But your database is tested only as a side-effect to testing everything else. That's a pretty important part of the stack to just leave to the assumption it works as expected! Come to this talk to learn about the tools that enable integrated unit tests for your database. Read more.
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