Tuesday, June 30, 2015

StirTrek Talk Available on YouTube

Last month I had the pleasure of presenting at StirTrek 2015, Ultron Edition.  This one day software development conference has grown into one of the premier technology events in town, so I felt honored to get a chance to present.  The conference was held at the Rave Theaters in Columbus, and as in previous years the 1500 attendee tickets were sold out in minutes.

I gave a talk on Testing Web Services, similar to ones previously presented at CodeMash and Columbus Code Camp.  According to the proctor manning my theater, 217 people attended the session.  The presentation went very well and I had a lot of people come up to me afterwards and thank me for the talk, which made me feel good.  The talk was recorded and can now be viewed on YouTube.  Only the audio and video feeds to the projector were captured, so you wont be able to see my face.  Well, maybe just as well.  If you want to learn more about SoapUI, JMeter and REST-assured, then give the video a shot.  It is about an hour long.  

The slides from the talk (with screenshots of most of what I walked through), along with all code/scripts are available in the StirTrek Github repo (downloadable zip file).

As always the conference ended with a private movie screening.  This time the movie was The Avengers: Age of Ultron.  My wife joined me and the rest of the Quick Solutions gang for the viewing, which was a great ending to a fun conference.