Webinars and Webcasts
Below are recorded webinars previously given by Agitar. You may view them by selecting the webinar title. Please be patient for a moment or two while the file loads.
Making the Business Case for Continuous Integration and Testing
Automated Testing with Build Forge
Continuous Integration and Testing Overview
Continuous Integration and Testing
Business Benefits of Unit Testing
Beyond JUnit - The Future of Developer Testing
Open Source Quality: How Do You Know?
Test-Driven Development in J2EE
What to Do if Your Code Has Few, If Any Tests?
Accountability and Developer Testing
Software Quality: The Need For Developer Testing
Abebooks: Improving Developer Testing Using Agitator
Making the Business Case for Continuous Integration and Testing (Flash)"
Jeffrey Fredrick, VP of Product Management at Agitar, discusses how to make a compelling business case for incorporating Continuous Integration and Testing into your development practices. Length: one hour
Automated Testing with Build Forge (Flash)"
Agitar Senior Product Manager Patrick Smith demonstrates how to integrate automated testing into your Build Forge projects to reduce development costs. Length: 40 minutes
(THIS PODCAST WAS REPURPOSED FROM AN AUDIO-VISUAL WEBINAR) Two leading continuous integration experts — Jeffrey Fredrick of Agitar and Andrew Glover of Stelligent — provide an introduction to continuous integration and testing — why it works and how you can start taking advantage of it today. Jeffrey Fredrick is lead committer on CruiseControl, the popular open source framework for continuous integration. Andrew Glover is the author of Continuous Integration: Improving Software Quality and Reducing Risk (Addison–Wesley, June 2007). Length: one hour
Continuous Integration and Testing (Flash)
This webinar by Jeffrey Fredrick of Agitar Software provides an introduction to continuous integration and testing – what it is, what the benefits are, how to get started, and successful patterns of implementation. The webinar also includes a case study of a successful implementation of continuous integration illustrating how you can save time by catching problems early. Length: one hour
Business Benefits of Unit Testing (Flash)
Most people think of unit testing as a software engineering best practice—but what most people don’t know is that the biggest benefits of unit testing are business benefits. Carey Schwaber from Forrester Research discusses unit testing and its business benefits. Length: one hour
Alberto Savoia of Agitar Software discusses how Java's unique set of features, combined with the computing power of modern CPUs, can be used to address some of the thorniest problems associated with developer and unit testing. Length: one hourOpen Source Quality: How Do You Know? (Flash)
Bernard Golden, author of the book Succeeding with Open Source and columnist for CIO magazine, discusses how to assess the maturity and applicability of open source technologies for commercial use. Length: one hourTest-Driven Development in J2EE (Flash)
J. B. Rainsberger, author of JUnit Recipes, shows you architecture and design strategies to make it easier to "test-drive" J2EE components. You'll learn how to build a J2EE application while following the cardinal rule of Test-Driven Development: Never write a line of production code unless somewhere, a test has failed. Length: one hourContinuous Integration (Flash)
This webinar is presented by Jeffrey Fredrick, contributor to the CruiseControl project. In this session, you'll learn how the entire development cycle changes when the integrate-build-test process is done on a continuous basis. Length: one hourWhat to Do if Your Code Has Few, If Any Tests? (Flash)
Ted Husted, Senior member of the Struts development team, presents a webinar on his experiences with using Agitar to investigate the Struts code base and automatically create a series of unit tests. Length: one hourAccountability & Developer Testing (Flash)
Kent Beck, inventor of eXtreme Programming and co-author of JUnit, discusses why developers might embrace being accountable in software development, how it will make their life better, and how they'll make better contributions to the software projects they work on. Length: one hourSoftware Quality: The Need For Developer Testing (Flash)
Melissa Webster, IDC Research Director, discusses how Developer Testing can help software development teams boost the overall quality of the software they deliver, reduce the risk of failure due to defects, and free up resources that can be more productively applied to new development that generates new business value. Length: one hourAbebooks: Improving Developer Testing Using Agitator (Flash)
Jayson Minard, CIO of Abebooks, discusses the implementation of the Abebooks developer testing program, and some surprising improvements in quality and process which have resulted from this initiative. Length: one hour