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Testing with, at and for Eclipse

, Michaela Greiler, Achim Loerke (BREDEX GmbH ), Arie Van Deursen

Making with Eclipse · Bof
Wednesday, 20:30, 1 hour | Alameda


Who is testing with, at or for Eclipse? What kinds of tests are being done at what levels? Where is testing at the moment and what are the next steps for testing in the Eclipse community? We’d like to meet testers working in and around the Eclipse to swap stories, best practices and pitfalls. If you have any specific suggestions or want to get involved as an organizer, then feel free to join in!

Alexandra is a vegetarian linguist who spends much of her time working with customers on their automated tests and test processes. She can also often be found at conferences talking about testing and agility. When at the office she is a part of the development team - representing the customer / user perspective for software. She helps to write user stories, brings feedback from the field and enjoys discussing and influencing how software takes shape. The uniting factor of all these things is that Alexandra occupies a place between the development side and the customer perspective - and enjoys being there :)

Michaela Greiler is doing her PhD in the Software Engineering Research Group at the Delft University of Technology. Her research focuses on developing efficient testing methodologies for plug-in based systems, in particular for Eclipse.
She holds a Master's degree in Computer Science, has presented her work at various international conferences and workshops, and she has won a best paper award for her presentation on Understanding Plugin Test Suites at WCRE 2010.

Achim is a software developer and architect at heart. As a managing director at BREDEX GmbH he is responsible for technology and development strategies. In addition he is the project lead of the Eclipse Jubula project and represents his company in the Eclipse foundation.

Arie van Deursen is a professor in software engineering at Delft University of Technology (NL). His research interests include software testing, refactoring, collaborative development, and Ajax. He has published over 100 peer reviewed papers on these topics in international journals and conference proceedings. He is head of the TU Delft Software Engineering Research Group, and co-founder of two companies, and
He is a frequent presenter at international conferences, and was keynote speaker at ACM SoftVis 2010, SofSem 2010, CHOOSE Forum 2009, and IEEE VisSoft/WSE 2009.