As a tester in an agile model of software development team, I felt the need to have an automated mechanism of getting fast feedback on my growing application. This talk is to share my learnings on the set up, configuration and various processes followed in this automation. The benefits of having a CI and automated test runs, their set ups will be shown through a demo.

 

 
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Outline/structure of the Session

  1. The need to have an automated build pipelines for CI, unit test runs, functional test runs and deployments. Their benefits in the delivery timeline overall.
  2. Introduction to Teamcity tool. Architecture, workflow, build processes etc.
  3. Demonstration of setting up an automated pipeline for CI, unit tests, functional tests and deployments using an example project.

Learning Outcome

  1. Understand the benefits to have an automated CI and functional and unit test runs.
  2. Understand the workflows and build process using Teamcity.
  3. Build familarity with a CI/Build tool in few simple steps.

Target Audience

QA, BA, Devs, PMs

schedule Submitted 2 years ago

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  • Naresh Jain
    By Naresh Jain  ~  2 years ago
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    Thanks for the proposal Shiwangi. Can you please share your slides and video to we can see your onstage presentation skills.

    Also can you structure the proposal to focus more on your experience and what were your key learnings that you would like to share with others. 

    • Shiwangi Prasad
      By Shiwangi Prasad  ~  2 years ago
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      Thank You. I would certainly provide my draft presentation and a video of my one of the talks within a few days.

  • Joel Tosi
    By Joel Tosi  ~  2 years ago
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    Hi Shiwangi,

        Thanks much for the submission.  For your presentation, how much will the session be about TeamCity?  My concern is for those that aren't using TeamCity - will the session be valuable?  Also, how much of the session will be content versus Demo?

    Best,

    Joel

    • Shiwangi Prasad
      By Shiwangi Prasad  ~  2 years ago
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      Hi Joel,

      Please see my reply below:

      1) I will spend 15 minutes introducing the Teamcity (tool, architecture and workflows) first before the demonstration of creating the pipelines for CI, functional tests and deployment. The reason I have selected Teamcity as my build managment tool for this demo is, I find it to be very intutive and user friendly. From my experience of using one other build tool before, I found that Teamcity provides more GUI for different activities compared to the other which requires scripts to be written manually.

      2) Following is the break up of my session;

      10 minutes - The need to have an automated build pipelines for CI, unit test runs, functional test runs and deployments. Their benefits in the delivery timeline overall.

      15 minutes - Introduction to Teamcity tool. Architecture, workflow, build processes etc.

      15 minutes - Demonstration of the above 2 points using an example project.

      5 minutes - Question and Answers.

      Please let me know if this answers your questions.

      Thanks,

      Shiwangi.


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