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Monday, June 29 • 3:20pm - 4:10pm
Test Driven Development in Open Source Projects - Jonathan Berkhahn, IBM

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The scalability of best practices in large open source projects is a major cause for concern. Test driven development or similar processes are often regarded as nice to have but not required. This session will cover how TDD can be used as a tool to better enable sustainability of development by distributed teams and people. We will use TDD to stand up a basic Golang application, and step through increasing levels of complexity to show how these tests ensure the continued functionality of our project. Finally, we'll compare the process we've stepped through with how tests are written in Kubernetes to show how the process can scale to real-world open source projects.


Jonathan Berkhahn

Software Engineer, IBM
Jonathan is a contributor to various OSS projects in the Kubernetes space, currently working as a contributor to the Operator-Framework project. His passions include test-driven-development and tabletop roleplaying games. He's spoken at numerous KubeCons and other Linux Foundation... Read More →

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