Zak Tamsen
Hacker in Residence at Relevance Inc, n/a/

Zak Tamsen is a senior software developer for ThoughtWorks Inc. He has over a decade of professional experience as a computer scientist. He has been building large enterprise Rails applications for the last two years. Zak enjoys having confidence in his work and has successfully convinced others to implement his ideas for testing applications more effectively, including DeepTest and Selenium Grid.


Location: Portland Ballroom 252 Level: Intermediate
Dan Manges (Braintree Payment Solutions), Zak Tamsen (n/a/)
Average rating: ****.
(4.43, 21 ratings)
Moderate to massively parallelized tests leveraging multi-core processors. ActiveRecord tests without a database. Yaml-less test data. With leveraging several open-source tools including DeepTest, Selenium Grid, and UnitRecord, in conjunction with techniques such as Model Factory, this session will show how to move beyond the plain vanilla Rails strategy to achieve optimal application testing. Read more.
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