Dmitry Vinnik | Devoxx

Devoxx Poland 2019
from Monday 24 June to Wednesday 26 June 2019.

Dmitry Vinnik is a Lead Software Engineer at Salesforce and has been passionate about Software Quality since the very beginning of his career. He started out as a Quality Engineer, and was able to bring test expertise into his current Software Engineering role to ensure delivery of a high quality product. Dmitry is also a Scrum Master focused on making his team more efficient and productive. His background involves studying medicine and bioinformatics in addition to software and quality engineering.

See also

Gauge + Taiko: BDD for Web Revived


Does Behaviour Driven Development work? Unfortunately, it usually does not. While many people try to pitch as a way to bridge the gap between stakeholders on the project, many teams fail to communicate their test scenarios with everyone involved. Although this fundamental problem of lack of communication can be solved on the organization level, BDD is often used with Cucumber or Robot frameworks. Due to the complexities of these tools, developers and testers stop seeing the benefit in the entire approach of BDD and abundant the practice. However, recently, Behavior Driven Development has seen a resurgence in adoption, thanks to Gauge framework. With the latest release of Taiko, they create a great combination of communication and testing tool with the use of Gauge+Taiko. In this talk, we will discuss BDD principles and how Gauge can be used to take Behavior Driven Development to the next level. With Taiko, the audience will learn on how BDD can be taken to the web in few easy steps and to see what needs to be avoided when these tools are implemented in any organization.

Stress Driven Development, and How to Avoid It


When was the last time you took a day off? How many times this week have you worked overtime? These questions are related to one thing we all experience on a daily basis - stress. Employes who are trapped by their routine to "deliver business value at all cost", often forget to take care of themselves. Unfortunately, this work-related stress affects our loved ones too, because work-life balance that we all hear about, usually means work-life stress.

What if I were to say that it does not have to be this way? In this talk, we discuss ways how to relax and avoid "Stress Driven Development." We acknowledge the stressors, and draft a comprehensive guide to removing stress at work and in our personal lives.

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