Test Knowledge for Developers: Test Types

There is a vast amount of different terms to describe tests, and especially developers can easily struggle with their specific meaning or what the term tries to emphasize.
In this post I try to give an overview about different aspects that are used to categorize and describe tests as a tool to improve one of most effective, frightening and impactful actions in software development: Talking to each other.

“But that worked yesterday!” or, why you should test with utPLSQL

Automated self-tests are a fundamental part of application- and web-development
nowadays, even to the point where one can’t imagine modern software development
without them. Yet they are still surprisingly uncommon in the database.
This article shows how easy it is to start developing self-tests in Oracle with utPLSQL
version 3 and what benefits these tests will bring to your project
and your software.

I’m a speaker at DOAG 2018!

I am very happy and grateful to announce that I will be speaking at this year’s German Oracle user conference (DOAG 2018). It’s my very first experience as a conference speaker (even my experiences as conference visitor are quite limited) and although there is some tension it’s really a dream Read more…