I’ve recently attended a number of conferences, some testing ones, some agile ones and some dev ones too. Although some of the talks were painful due to misunderstandings of one thing or another (be it testing, automation, agile, BDD, TDD, etc…), overall, I thought the conferences were pretty good and I met some new people too and got to share some stories with them.
One thing I heard a fair amount was about DevOps. Many people were talking about it. It’s a big topic! But too many people seemed hugely confused about where testing fits in this wonderful world of DevOps. Some suggested that you only need automation in DevOps, but when asked to explain, their arguments fell floppily by the waist-side. Some people blatently refused to guess at how they’d try and implement testing in DevOps.
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