Going for Speed: Testing against Performance Expectations

A session at CodePaLOUsa 2012

Saturday 17th March, 2012

3:30pm to 4:30pm (EST)

Unit Testing has settled into the mainstream. As developers, we write code that checks code, ensuring that the outcome matches some expected result. But, are we really? As end-users (which includes each one of us from time to time), when we ask a question, we don't just expect our answer to be right, we expect it to be right now. So as developers, why are we only validating for accuracy? Why aren't we going for speed? During this session we'll discuss meeting the performance needs of an application, including developing a performance specification, measuring application performance from stand-alone testing through unit testing, using tools ranging from Team Foundation Server to the command line, and asserting on these measurements to ensure that all expectations are met. Your application does "right." Let's focus on "right now."

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Jay Harris

Entrepreneur, web developer, speaker. Microsoft Regional Director and MVP. Co-Owner of @aranasoft. Tweets about good tech, great beer, and Reds baseball. bio from Twitter

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Time 3:30pm4:30pm EST

Date Sat 17th March 2012

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