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2 DAY CONFERENCE

Agile Testing & BDD eXchange 2015

Topics covered at #bddx15

Thursday, 12th - Friday, 13th November at CodeNode, London

13 experts. will be speaking. Starts at 9:00 AM.

Do you want to know what the future holds for Agile Testing, or how BDD can help you to improve the build quality of your delivery teams from the start? Are you looking to meet up with the best in BDD and the architects of agile methodologies as well as like-minded individuals with a passion in development best practices?

Thank you!!!

Thank you for joining us at the Agile Testing & BDD eXchange 2015!! We had a terrific time, we hope you did too! A massive thanks to our great programme committee, all speakers, sponsors and to everyone who joined us this year!

Registration for 2016 is open!

Agile Testing & BDD eXchange 2016 will be held on Nov 10-11th, here at CodeNode. Registration is open already - don't miss the early bird offers!

Help us create a great conference!

All Skills Matter conferences are created for and by the community. We would love to have your input and ideas on how next year should look like. If you like to help us this way, please contribute to our Call For Thoughts!

Follow us at #BDD16 to hear all the latest news.

What happened at Agile Testing & BDD eXchange London 2015?

Speakers & Program

Agile Testing & BDD eXchange is crafted for and by the community and this year is no exception! We received lots of ideas, talks and feedback from our community this year, resulting in a packed programFind the full line-up here.

CodeNode, the venue

CodeNode is home to Skills Matter's developer community and the UK's largest venue dedicated to technology events, so we could not think of a better space to host Agile Testing & BDD eXchange.Find more details about the venue here.

Impressions of 2015

Thanks to our sponsors

Day 1: Day 1

Thursday

Track Track 1
09:30

Welcome Break & Registration

10:00

The Future of Automated Testing

Gojko Adzic


testing-tools bddx agile-testing
11:00

Coffee Break

11:30
2

How Skyscanner Integrates Automated Penetration Testing into a Continuous Delivery Pipeline using BDD Defined Security Scenarios

David Brownhill and Craig Scott-Angell


SSLyze webdriver bdd skyscanner BDD-eXchange agile-testing
12:15

Coffee Break

12:45

Bridging The Communication Gap, Fast

Konstantin Kudryashov


bdd agile-testing
13:30

Lunch

14:30

Dockerizing BDD : Ruby-Cucumber Example

Shashikant Jagtap


selenium phantomjs cucumber docker bdd BDD-eXchange agile-testing
15:15

Coffee Break

15:45
2

Analysis and Synthesis - or how to get the balance right

Jenny Martin and Pete Buckney


user-stories design-thinking agile-analysis lean bddx bdd agile-testing
16:30

Pizza & Drinks

17:00

Panel Discussion


tdd agile-testing
18:00

Party

Day 2: Day 2

Friday

Track Track 1
09:00

Welcome Break & Registration

09:30

Designing for Evolvability

Aslak Hellesøy


modelling-by-example test-pyramid ports-and-adapters hexagonal-architecture ddd agile-testing bdd
10:30

Coffee Break

10:45

Raw TDD

Kevlin Henney


property-based-tests example-based-tests test-style frameworks good-unit-tests first-principles tdd agile-testing bdd
11:30

Coffee Break

11:45

Three Test Automation Horror Stories (and what you can learn from them)

Nat Pryce


test-automation agile-testing bdd
12:30

Lunch

13:15

Does TDD really lead to good design?

Sandro Mancuso


xp extreme-programming software-design craftsmanship tdd agile-testing bddx
14:00

Coffee Break

14:15

TDD: That's not what we meant talk

Steve Freeman


test-driven-development tdd agile-testing bddx
15:00

COFFEE BREAK

15:20
3

BDDx Unconference Kick-Off (in Ctrl)

Jenny Martin, Pete Buckney, and Chris Young


15:40

BDDx Unconference Discovery (in Cmd, Alt, Tab and BackSpace)


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16:10

COFFEE BREAK

16:30

BDDx Unconference Group Goldfish Bowls (in Cmd, Alt, Tab and BackSpace)


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17:00

BDDx Unconference Group Prep Lightning Talks (in Cmd, Alt, Tab and BackSpace)


openspace bddx bdd
17:10

BDDx Unconference Lightning Talks (in Ctrl)


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17:30

BDDx Unconference Mega Goldfish Bowl (in Ctrl)


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18:00

Agile Testing & BDD eXchange Wrap Up

CodeNode

In August 2015, Skills Matter opened the doors to CodeNode, our new 23,000 sqft Tech Events and Community venue. CodeNode provides fantastic meetup, conference, training and collaboration spaces with unrivalled technology capabilities for our tech, digital and developer communities - a long held dream coming true !

With fantastic transport links and located in the heart of London's Tech City, we could not think of a better location for our 60,000 strong engineering community!

With seven event rooms, including a 300 seater lecture room, thousands more community members will be able to visit CodeNode to learn and share skills, code and collaborate on projects.

CodeNode features a 5,000 sqft break-out space, complete with fully-licensed bar, plenty of power sockets, meeting and collaboration spaces and entertainment areas.

CodeNode will also see the opening of a permanent Hack Space, stacked with microprocessors and the latest tools and devices to play with. A community film studio will be opening too, which you can use to record any tutorials or demo's you may want to share with our community.

If you're interested in hiring CodeNode for your upcoming event, check out more details here.

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CodeNode

Skills Matter | CodeNode, 10 South Place, London, EC2M 7EB, GB


View details, travel and nearby hotels

Available Packages

    • 64-BIT SPONSORSHIP
    • Engage with 350 highly experienced product managers, designers, developers and testers exploring ideas and practices that help build products and deliver projects that make an impact, not just ship software. Show off your team, share your experience, your agile planning and product design practices, or demo your tools that can help with prioritisation, scoping, or testing at your own #BDDx conference booth!

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      Engagement Benefits
      • Your own booth at #BDDx (160x80cm)
      • Your sponsored message with hot linked logo in the #BDDx post-conference newsletter
      • Two items (leaflet, device, pen or notepad) included in all #BDDX swag bags
      • 3 free tickets to the conference which you can gift to your clients, your engineering team or members of Computing At School (teachers learning computing to teach the new National Computing Curriculum).
    • 32-BIT SPONSORSHIP
    • Brand Visibility Benefits
      Engagement Benefits
      • Your sponsored message with hot linked logo in the #BDDx post-conference newsletter
      • One item (leaflet, device, pen or notepad) included in 350 #BDDx swag bags
      • 3 free tickets to the conference which you can gift to your clients, your engineering team or members of Computing At School (teachers learning computing to teach the new National Computing Curriculum).
    • 16-BIT SPONSORSHIP
    • Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo (small) on #BDDx Sponsor pages
      • Your own dedicated partner page on skillsmatter.com
      • Your logo (small) on all in-venue conference banners
      • One free ticket to the full conference which you can gift to your clients, your engineering team or members of Computing At School (teachers learning computing to teach the new National Computing Curriculum).


    • T-SHIRT SPONSORSHIP
    • Be remembered! Have your logo printed on all #BDDx t-shirts, provided to conference attendees, speakers and sponsors attending this year.

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo on 350 #BDDx t-shirts
      • Exclusive to two t-shirt sponsors only!
    • SPONSOR THE #BDDX 2015 PARTY!
    • Be remembered by all conference attendees, speakers and sponsors attending the party this year! Have your logo printed on the Agile Testing & BDD eXchange 2015 Party beer mats and on highly visible party posters and pop-up banners, which are bound to feature in lots of pictures this year.

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo displayed on the #BDDx15 party beer mats and on the party table pop-up banners;
      • Five free tickets to the #BDDx15 Party, which you can gift to your clients and team members;
      • Your logo (small) on all in-venue conference banners and on the #BDDx15 Sponsor web pages;
      • Your own dedicated partner page on skillsmatter.com;
      • Exclusive to two party sponsors only!
    • SPONSOR THE #BDDX 2015 ATTENDEE BAGS!
    • Be remembered! Have your logo printed on all #BDDx swag bags, provided to conference attendees, speakers and sponsors attending this year.

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo on 350 #BDDx swag bags
      • Exclusive to two t-shirt sponsors only!

To discuss sponsorship opportunities please contact the team:

Thanks to our sponsors

Overview

Do you want to know what the future holds for Agile Testing, or how BDD can help you to improve the build quality of your delivery teams from the start? Are you looking to meet up with the best in BDD and the architects of agile methodologies as well as like-minded individuals with a passion in development best practices?

Thank you!!!

Thank you for joining us at the Agile Testing & BDD eXchange 2015!! We had a terrific time, we hope you did too! A massive thanks to our great programme committee, all speakers, sponsors and to everyone who joined us this year!

Registration for 2016 is open!

Agile Testing & BDD eXchange 2016 will be held on Nov 10-11th, here at CodeNode. Registration is open already - don't miss the early bird offers!

Help us create a great conference!

All Skills Matter conferences are created for and by the community. We would love to have your input and ideas on how next year should look like. If you like to help us this way, please contribute to our Call For Thoughts!

Follow us at #BDD16 to hear all the latest news.

What happened at Agile Testing & BDD eXchange London 2015?

Speakers & Program

Agile Testing & BDD eXchange is crafted for and by the community and this year is no exception! We received lots of ideas, talks and feedback from our community this year, resulting in a packed programFind the full line-up here.

CodeNode, the venue

CodeNode is home to Skills Matter's developer community and the UK's largest venue dedicated to technology events, so we could not think of a better space to host Agile Testing & BDD eXchange.Find more details about the venue here.

Impressions of 2015

Thanks to our sponsors

Programme

Day 1: Day 1

Thursday

Track Track 1
09:30

Welcome Break & Registration

10:00

The Future of Automated Testing

Gojko Adzic


testing-tools bddx agile-testing
11:00

Coffee Break

11:30
2

How Skyscanner Integrates Automated Penetration Testing into a Continuous Delivery Pipeline using BDD Defined Security Scenarios

David Brownhill and Craig Scott-Angell


SSLyze webdriver bdd skyscanner BDD-eXchange agile-testing
12:15

Coffee Break

12:45

Bridging The Communication Gap, Fast

Konstantin Kudryashov


bdd agile-testing
13:30

Lunch

14:30

Dockerizing BDD : Ruby-Cucumber Example

Shashikant Jagtap


selenium phantomjs cucumber docker bdd BDD-eXchange agile-testing
15:15

Coffee Break

15:45
2

Analysis and Synthesis - or how to get the balance right

Jenny Martin and Pete Buckney


user-stories design-thinking agile-analysis lean bddx bdd agile-testing
16:30

Pizza & Drinks

17:00

Panel Discussion


tdd agile-testing
18:00

Party

Day 2: Day 2

Friday

Track Track 1
09:00

Welcome Break & Registration

09:30

Designing for Evolvability

Aslak Hellesøy


modelling-by-example test-pyramid ports-and-adapters hexagonal-architecture ddd agile-testing bdd
10:30

Coffee Break

10:45

Raw TDD

Kevlin Henney


property-based-tests example-based-tests test-style frameworks good-unit-tests first-principles tdd agile-testing bdd
11:30

Coffee Break

11:45

Three Test Automation Horror Stories (and what you can learn from them)

Nat Pryce


test-automation agile-testing bdd
12:30

Lunch

13:15

Does TDD really lead to good design?

Sandro Mancuso


xp extreme-programming software-design craftsmanship tdd agile-testing bddx
14:00

Coffee Break

14:15

TDD: That's not what we meant talk

Steve Freeman


test-driven-development tdd agile-testing bddx
15:00

COFFEE BREAK

15:20
3

BDDx Unconference Kick-Off (in Ctrl)

Jenny Martin, Pete Buckney, and Chris Young


15:40

BDDx Unconference Discovery (in Cmd, Alt, Tab and BackSpace)


unconference bddx bdd
16:10

COFFEE BREAK

16:30

BDDx Unconference Group Goldfish Bowls (in Cmd, Alt, Tab and BackSpace)


bddx bdd
17:00

BDDx Unconference Group Prep Lightning Talks (in Cmd, Alt, Tab and BackSpace)


openspace bddx bdd
17:10

BDDx Unconference Lightning Talks (in Ctrl)


unconference bddx bdd
17:30

BDDx Unconference Mega Goldfish Bowl (in Ctrl)


bddx bdd
18:00

Agile Testing & BDD eXchange Wrap Up

Venue

CodeNode

In August 2015, Skills Matter opened the doors to CodeNode, our new 23,000 sqft Tech Events and Community venue. CodeNode provides fantastic meetup, conference, training and collaboration spaces with unrivalled technology capabilities for our tech, digital and developer communities - a long held dream coming true !

With fantastic transport links and located in the heart of London's Tech City, we could not think of a better location for our 60,000 strong engineering community!

With seven event rooms, including a 300 seater lecture room, thousands more community members will be able to visit CodeNode to learn and share skills, code and collaborate on projects.

CodeNode features a 5,000 sqft break-out space, complete with fully-licensed bar, plenty of power sockets, meeting and collaboration spaces and entertainment areas.

CodeNode will also see the opening of a permanent Hack Space, stacked with microprocessors and the latest tools and devices to play with. A community film studio will be opening too, which you can use to record any tutorials or demo's you may want to share with our community.

If you're interested in hiring CodeNode for your upcoming event, check out more details here.

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CodeNode

Skills Matter | CodeNode, 10 South Place, London, EC2M 7EB, GB


View details, travel and nearby hotels
Sponsors

Thanks to our sponsors

Available Packages

    • 64-BIT SPONSORSHIP
    • Engage with 350 highly experienced product managers, designers, developers and testers exploring ideas and practices that help build products and deliver projects that make an impact, not just ship software. Show off your team, share your experience, your agile planning and product design practices, or demo your tools that can help with prioritisation, scoping, or testing at your own #BDDx conference booth!

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      Engagement Benefits
      • Your own booth at #BDDx (160x80cm)
      • Your sponsored message with hot linked logo in the #BDDx post-conference newsletter
      • Two items (leaflet, device, pen or notepad) included in all #BDDX swag bags
      • 3 free tickets to the conference which you can gift to your clients, your engineering team or members of Computing At School (teachers learning computing to teach the new National Computing Curriculum).
    • 32-BIT SPONSORSHIP
    • Brand Visibility Benefits
      Engagement Benefits
      • Your sponsored message with hot linked logo in the #BDDx post-conference newsletter
      • One item (leaflet, device, pen or notepad) included in 350 #BDDx swag bags
      • 3 free tickets to the conference which you can gift to your clients, your engineering team or members of Computing At School (teachers learning computing to teach the new National Computing Curriculum).
    • 16-BIT SPONSORSHIP
    • Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo (small) on #BDDx Sponsor pages
      • Your own dedicated partner page on skillsmatter.com
      • Your logo (small) on all in-venue conference banners
      • One free ticket to the full conference which you can gift to your clients, your engineering team or members of Computing At School (teachers learning computing to teach the new National Computing Curriculum).


    • T-SHIRT SPONSORSHIP
    • Be remembered! Have your logo printed on all #BDDx t-shirts, provided to conference attendees, speakers and sponsors attending this year.

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo on 350 #BDDx t-shirts
      • Exclusive to two t-shirt sponsors only!
    • SPONSOR THE #BDDX 2015 PARTY!
    • Be remembered by all conference attendees, speakers and sponsors attending the party this year! Have your logo printed on the Agile Testing & BDD eXchange 2015 Party beer mats and on highly visible party posters and pop-up banners, which are bound to feature in lots of pictures this year.

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo displayed on the #BDDx15 party beer mats and on the party table pop-up banners;
      • Five free tickets to the #BDDx15 Party, which you can gift to your clients and team members;
      • Your logo (small) on all in-venue conference banners and on the #BDDx15 Sponsor web pages;
      • Your own dedicated partner page on skillsmatter.com;
      • Exclusive to two party sponsors only!
    • SPONSOR THE #BDDX 2015 ATTENDEE BAGS!
    • Be remembered! Have your logo printed on all #BDDx swag bags, provided to conference attendees, speakers and sponsors attending this year.

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo on 350 #BDDx swag bags
      • Exclusive to two t-shirt sponsors only!

To discuss sponsorship opportunities please contact the team:

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