Meetup #41 brings us back to the South of West-Flanders: DX-Solutions in Harelbeke

Tuesday 25th June 2019

Intro talk
Keynote by Ike Devolder (15 minutes)

As usual, an intro talk to line out the rest of the evening, introducing the speakers & venue and look back at previous meetup.

Mutation testing with Infection
Talk by Michelangelo van Dam (45 minutes)

With the rise of cyber attacks and an increasing competitive market, it’s even more important to ensure that your application delivers exactly what you had envisioned and you can make changes continuously. By providing mutation testing in your set of tests, you at least have a good indicator where to focus your attention and ensure a successful deployment every time. In this session we’re going to look at Infection, the Mutation Testing Framework for PHP and show with an example application how these mutations can have a negative impact on your application and how you can use Infection to mitigate these risks and improve the quality of your tests and your application source code.

Size does matter...
Talk by Jens Trio (45 minutes)

...and other best practices for pull requests. Remember the good old days when you worked on a feature for two weeks straight and then just merged it into the master branch? I do. Those were conflicting times. Pun intended. A lot of these problems can be prevented by using pull requests. But how do you create a good pull request? In this session I'll to highlight some guidelines that you can use to make some kick-ass pull-requests. spoiler: it's not all about the size