February 24-26, 2021
Online, Timezone GMT-5

Egoprogramophobia, or how testing can change your life

You fear your code. You are afraid of changing it. A bug? You fix it using messy hacks, rather than a refactoring that leaves your code better. Admit it! You fear your code. But there's a way out: just write tests.

"But it makes my productivity tank! My boss doesn’t leave me any time for writing tests!"
These are all just excuses. Come to this talk to learn why to test, how to test, and how testing makes you a much better developer.

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Gil Tayar

Roundforest

30 years of experience have not dulled the fascination Gil Tayar has with software development. His passion is distributed systems and figuring out how to scale development to big teams. Extreme modularity and testing are the main tools in his toolbelt, using them to combat the code spaghetti monster at companies like Wix, Applitools, and at his current job as software architect at Roundforest.

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