Bas Dijkstra – Who will guard the guards themselves? An introduction to mutation testing
Speech bullet points:
Code coverage alone is not good enough as an indicator of the quality of our tests
Mutation testing is a powerful way to get valuable insights into the quality of our tests
You’ll get a working code base with examples of how to improve an existing code base and its tests, driven by mutation testing
About the speaker:
Hey, my name is Bas Dijkstra, and I am an independent test automation consultant and trainer. I have been active in the test automation field for some 16 years now, and have worked on software testing and automation solutions across a wide range of programming languages, frameworks and technology stacks. I’ve delivered test automation training to dozens of companies and hundreds of conference attendees in the Netherlands as well as abroad, to excellent reviews.
You can find a complete overview of my professional life on my LinkedIn profile. I live in Amersfoort, The Netherlands, together with my wife and two sons. When I am not at work, I like to go outside for a long run, or to sit down and read a good book.
This is part of the speech from the online Test Automation Meetup – April 5