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Monday, August 17 • 4:20pm - 5:10pm
Avocado: Open Source Softtware Testing Made Easy - Lucas Meneghel Rodrigues, Red Hat

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Automated testing tools have often been developed to help dedicated testing teams. Those tools are usually designed with the workflow of these teams in mind, and it's our experience that the resulting product has a bunch of great features, but often comes with a steep learning curve. That curve tends to alienate an important part of the development team's base.

Avocado (http://avocado-framework.github.io/) is a new testing framework, developed to give developers an easy to approach test runner. It also features testing APIs for multiple languages, integration with GDB and profiling tools, and a plugin system that lets developers modify the framework in new useful ways, such as adding new test exchange data formats. This presentation briefly covers Avocado's design goals, followed by a more thorough demo of its capabilities and use cases.

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Lucas Meneghel Rodrigues

Senior Software Engineer, Red Hat
Lucas is a Senior Software Engineer working for Red Hat on the virt team (QEMU/KVM/Libvirt and other virt stack core tools) for over 5 years, helping to develop the testing stack for virtualization technologies, such as KVM, QEMU and Libvirt. He is the maintainer of the autotest test framework, and former maintainer of the virt-test virtualization testing suite. He and his team are now working on the development of a new testing framework that... Read More →


Monday August 17, 2015 4:20pm - 5:10pm
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