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Presentation: "Introducing Calabash"

Track: Designing & Coding For Tablets / Time: Friday 13:20 - 14:10 / Location: Keurzaal

Calabash is a new open-source technology for automated functional testing of Android and iOS apps. Calabash combines advanced automation technology with the Cucumber tool. Developers or QA staff can write executable tests that closely match the use cases for the app. Tests are written in a natural language close to the application business domain, and the cucumber tool can execute those tests on Android or iOS devices or simulators.

This talk will introduce Calabash and LessPainful, which provides test execution as a service. The LessPainful test service runs Calabash tests concurrently on many physical, non-jailbroken devices running various languages and operating system versions.

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Karl Krukow, Clojure hacker

Karl Krukow

Biography: Karl Krukow

Karl Krukow is tech. lead on iOS test automation at LessPainful and a Trifork software pilot. He graduated as a PhD student from University of Aarhus in 2006 with a thesis in computer science. Karl has several years experience with iOS development and has previously been working with Web technologies like JavaScript, Ruby on Rails, restful webservices, Java Enterprise consulting, teaching and conferences. His current professional passion is iOS automation and the Clojure programming language.

Twitter: @karlkrukow