JSFoo 2015

The future of JavaScript

JSFoo is India’s premier JavaScript conference. This year is the fifth edition.

The theme for the 2015 edition is the future of JavaScript.

We are looking for talks and workshops from academics and practitioners who are at the cutting edge of developments in JavaScript.

We want to hear all about:

  • Advances in browser JavaScript
  • JavaScript in hardware
  • Functional JavaScript
  • Cutting edge developments, including original work
  • ES6

Editorial panel

  • Santosh Rajan, founder Geekskool
  • Shwetank Dixit, Extensions Program Manager and Web Evangelist, Opera Software
  • Sindhu S, Recurse Center alumni
  • Zainab Bawa, editorial coordinator, co-founder at HasGeek

Commitment to Open Source

HasGeek believes in open source as the binding force of our community. If you are describing a codebase for developers to work with, we’d like it to be available under a permissive open source license. If your software is commercially licensed or available under a combination of commercial and restrictive open source licenses (such as the various forms of the GPL), please consider picking up a sponsorship. We recognize that there are valid reasons for commercial licensing, but ask that you support us in return for giving you an audience. Your session will be marked on the schedule as a sponsored session.

Workshops

If you are interested in conducting a hands-on session on any of the topics falling under the themes described above, please submit a proposal under the workshops section. We also need you to tell us about your past experience in teaching and/or conducting workshops.

BOF sessions

If you are interested in doing an unconference during the breakout sessions, propose a topic which will be of interest to the community.

Important dates:

Deadline for submitting proposals: 31 July 2015
Conference dates: 18-19 September
Workshops: 15, 16, 17 and 20 September

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Leena S N

Leena S N

@leenasn

Crisp overview on Javascript testing tools

Submitted Jul 31, 2015

Giving an overview of a variety of tools [mainly in the testing space] for Javascript, to select the right tool for solving the right problem

Outline

There exists a variety of tools in the testing space of Javascript, say Mocha, Jasmine, Karma, Chai etc. which are the popular Unit testing tools. Recently quiet a number of tools introduced for Contract Tests [a suggested technique for testing across services http://martinfowler.com/articles/consumerDrivenContracts.html]. Apart from this there are tools such as wraith (https://github.com/BBC-News/wraith) for screenshot comparison.

The idea of this session is to give an overview of different kinds of testing tools [in the space such as Unit, Integration, Smoke etc.], along with tooling for mocking and stubbing which is very key for automated testing.

The structure of the talk will be demo for each tools along with brief explanation of the same.

Speaker bio

Leena is the Head of Engineering @ Multunus. She was bitten by the TDD bug a couple of years ago. Having done enough TDD in Ruby/Rails, Javascript and Android, she’s moved onto Continuous Delivery (CD) in a big way - even spoke about CD in multiple conferences. She had conducted workshops on TDD and CD during as part of the pevious HasGeek conferences.

Slides

http://www.slideshare.net/leenasn/js-foo15-testing-tools

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JSFoo is a forum for discussing UI engineering; fullstack development; web applications engineering, performance, security and design; accessibility; and latest developments in #JavaScript. Follow JSFoo on Twitter more