New England Software Symposium
March 10 - 12, 2006 - Boston, MA
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Code Coverage: A Guardian of Quality
Code coverage is generally viewed as a metrics that managers use to chart progress, a number that has to be blindly attained. In this talk we discuss everything that you, the developer, need to know to make it more than a number and part of a process that will improve code quality.
We will cover what code coverage is and what it can do for you; how it can be incorporated into your development and build processes; and how to interpret the results. Finally, alternate usage scenarios will be discussed that will help you better understand the application you are building.
About Ian Roughley
Ian Roughley is a speaker, author, and consultant based in Boston, MA, where he runs From Down & Around, Inc., a consultancy specializing in architecture, development, and process improvement services. For more than 10 years, he has been helping clients ranging in size from Fortune 10 companies to start-ups.
Focused on a pragmatic and results-based approach, he is a proponent for open source, as well as process and quality improvements through agile development techniques.
Ian is a committer on the XWork and WebWork projects; member of the Apache Struts PMC; and speaks at conferences in the United States and abroad. He is also a Sun Certified Java Programmer and J2EE Enterprise Architect and an IBM Certified Solutions Architect.More About Ian »