Episode 27 - May 2015


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By Kito Mann, Daniel Hinojosa, and Ian Hlavats. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Kito and Daniel are joined by special guest Seb Rose (co-author of The Cucumber for Java Book: Behaviour-Driven Development for Testers and Developers). They discuss new releases from Polymer, ICEfaces, PrimeFaces, JBoss EAP, SonarCube, Pitest, IntelliJ IDEA, Serenity, and more. They also discuss Behavior-driven-testing (BDD), Cucumber, Geb, Spock, and Test-Driven Development (TDD).

UI Tier

AngularFaces 2.1.3 has been released!

Polymer 0.8 Release

ICEfaces EE 4.0.0.GA

Includes ICEfaces Mobile Device Simulator

ICEpdf 5.1.2: Now With Enhanced Asian Font Capabilities

PrimeFaces Sentinel 1.2 Released

PrimeFaces 5.2.RC1 Released

Introducing PrimeFaces Spark

Services (Middleware & Microservices) Tier

JBossWS 5.0.0.Final is available!

JBoss EAP 6.4 now available


AeroGear iOS SDK v2.3 is out!


SonarQube 5.1 released - http://www.sonarqube.org/sonarqube-5-1-in-screenshots/

Pitest 1.1.5 released - http://pitest.org

Sonar Pitest Plugin 0.5 released - https://github.com/SonarCommunity/sonar-pitest

JOSRA Git Automated Branching Strategy & Jenkins Plugin - http://www.josra.org/blog/An-automated-git-branching-strategy.html

IntelliJ IDEA 14.1 released - decompiler with extended debugging facilities

Gherkin 3 development continues - https://groups.google.com/forum/#!msg/cukes/YLKsqbBMBoI/DYhfFx8GBegJ

Serenity 1.0.47 released better Cucumber integration - http://thucydides.info/docs/serenity-staging/


Testing with Cucumber and comparison to Geb and Spock - [Cucumber is a collaboration tool - https://cukes.info/blog/2014/03/03/the-worlds-most-misunderstood-collaboration-tool]

Teaching TDD with CyberDojo - http://cyber-dojo.org

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Claysnow Limited (Seb Rose’s company)

Liz Keogh’s blog

Growing Object-Oriented Software, Guided by Tests - book by Freeman/Pryce


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