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Peter Niederwieser, Computer Language Enthusiast at Gradleware

Peter Niederwieser

Biography: Peter Niederwieser

Peter Niederwieser is a computer language enthusiast from Linz, Austria. Having used Java since 1997, Peter nowadays prefers to work with more flexible languages - in particular Groovy, Scala, and Clojure. Peter is the creator of Spock and a Groovy committer.

Twitter: @pniederw

Presentation: Taming Functional Web Testing with Spock and Geb

Track: The Modern Web Stack / Time: Friday 15:40 - 16:30 / Location: Churchill Auditorium

Functional Web Testing - everyone wants it, (almost) everyone struggles with it. This session demonstrates how to tame the beast with Spock and Geb, two popular testing tools from the Groovy/Java world. The goal is to arrive at readable, executable and maintainable specifications that still make sense the day after they have been written. Join in and judge for yourself!