"Magic Pixie Dust" and "Systir Test Framework"

Matt Heusser, Karlin Fox

When: November 22nd, 2005, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Where: Atomic Object, 941 Wealthy Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

“Magic Pixie Dust: Improving the pace of development through people,” Matthew Heusser

Companies tend to mis-understand innovation because innovation disrupts process. So if your goal is a defined, stable, repeatable process, you’re going to stifle innovation. This talk describes an alternative to an unthinking, brain-dead, factory-like process for software development: One that relies on creativity and personal excellence to constantly improve the way we develop software.

“Systir: domain specific language approach to acceptance test automation” Karlin Fox, Atomic Object

Systir is a framework for developing domain specific language for building system and acceptance test frameworks for diverse applications. Atomic has used Systir for large C#/.NET applications, diverse web apps, and complex, networked Java servers. This talk with demonstrate the development and execution of Systir tests.