Rob Fletcher

Introducing Spock for Java Testing

Date: This event took place live on October 13 2015

Presented by: Rob Fletcher

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

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Spock is a Groovy-based testing framework that recently hit version 1.0. In this webcast, we'll start with an introductory overview of what Spock is, how it works, and why it's so compelling for JVM testing. We’ll look at Spock's strengths when compared to other testing frameworks you may be familiar with—namely JUnit—and why you should consider using it even when Groovy isn't the language used in your production code.

About Rob Fletcher

Rob Fletcher is a senior engineer at Netflix where he builds the continuous deployment tooling used to deploy software to countless cloud instances. Rob cut his teeth in a rigorous test-driven development environment as a consultant with Energized Work, a London-based software shop. He's a long-time advocate of test-driven development and treating test code as a first-class citizen in software projects.