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Azure DevOps Podcast

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Mar 6, 2023

Christoph Vollmer is an internationally experienced IT Manager with strong experience in software development and team leadership. He has worked for several years as a developer with multiple languages in several organizations and industries with different methodologies. He has had hands-on experience with a broad range of technologies. Successful team lead for cross-functional agile teams with a strong focus on delivering the right thing in the right way. I've mentored and managed team members on different levels. Christoph is passionate about Agile and Scrum as software development methodology because it bridges the gap between development teams and business needs. He has a focus on security starting at development and going all the way through to the end user and our daily lives. Christoph is also strong with automated testing on every level.


Topics of Discussion:

[2:20] What got Christoph into software testing and how did he get into automated testing?

[6:53] What is the testing pyramid in software?

[10:46] What are the best automated testing tools for .NET?

[13:51] What is Mutation testing and Stryker Mutator?

[22:46] How does TDD intersect with a bug report?

[28:48] What is full-system testing and how does Playwright fit in?

[29:49] What is the page object pattern for UI testing?

[32:47] How to know when specialized testing might be needed for your application?

[34:48] Why Christoph thinks accessibility testing should be important to everyone.


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