Our Next Meeting
When: Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Place: Cortex Innovation Community (The Showroom) Directions: 
Title: Bootiful Testing
Presented By: Josh Long, Mario Gray

About the Presentation: How would you feel if you knew that any part of the code was at most a few minutes away from being shippable and delivered into production? Emboldened and confident? Test driven development (TDD) gives you that. TDD allows you to proceed with confidence that you're building the right thing. It provides you with imminent-horizons that you can meet and measure. TDD gives developers the confidence to go faster, secure in the knowledge that what they break they will fix and be able to improve. In this talk, join Spring Developer Advocate Josh Long (@starbuxman) as he looks at how to test Spring applications and services. We'll look at how to test basic components, mocks, how to take advantage of test slices, and how to test web applications. We'll also look at how to ensure that API producers and API consumers work well together using consumer driven contract testing (CDCT) without sacrificing the testing pyramid for end-to-end integration tests.
About the Presenters: Josh Long (@starbuxman): Josh is a Spring Developer Advocate at Pivotal. Josh is a Java Champion, author of 5 books (including O'Reilly's upcoming "Cloud Native Java: Designing Resilient Systems with Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, and Cloud Foundry") and 3 best-selling video trainings (including "Building Microservices with Spring Boot Livelessons" w/ Phil Webb), and an open-source contributor (Spring Boot, Spring Integration, Spring Cloud, Activiti and Vaadin).

Mario Gray (@mariogray): Currently a Principal Technologist for Pivotal. Mario has worked in software for startups and large financial services enterprises alike working across the stack from server/network design to application design. He's professionally written software to entertain, bring people together, and drive businesses using technologies like Linux/Solaris,SQL/NOSQL,AWS/SALT,Spring/J2EE. Mario is confident that the future of cloud computing belongs to Pivotal and the Spring team for some time to come. A longtime open-source champion, Mario is co-author of Apressí Pro-Spring Integration, as well as a contributor to the Spring and Integration projects.
Schedule of Events
We meet on the second Thursday of each month from 6:30PM to 8:00PM. Attendance is free, and you do not need to sign up -- just show up!
Or if you like, you can sign up on our Meetup page from the following link:
http://www.meetup.com/GatewayJUG/

December 2017 Bootiful Testing, Josh Long & Mario Gray(Pivotal)
January 2018 JDK 9, Mission Accomplished: What Next For Java?, Simon Ritter(Azul System)

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Training:
Intertech .NET and Java Training Accelebrate Training
Online Java courses

Publishers:
Pearson