Designing for Testability

Posted in Project Management, Testing, Conferences, Development on June 27, 2008

Designing for Testability

In this presentation from QCon San Francisco, Cedric Beust and Alexandru Popescu discuss interesting features of TestNG such as grouping of tests, data providers for tests and dependency handling in tests, tips for designing easily testable code such as eliminating statics, extreme encapsulation and TDD, the importance of functional versus unit testing, and migrating from JUnit to TestNG.

Cédric Beust is the co-founder of the TestNG framewwork, is a senior software engineer at Google, and holds a PhD in computer science. Alexandru Popescu is Chief-Architect of, and is co-founder of the TestNG Framework and a committer on the WebWork and Magnolia projects.

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