Modern web development and DevOps is all about the shift towards continuous deployment. But balancing increased development and feature releases with stability is challenging. Integrating rapid and proactive testing can help you to make more deployments with confidence. 

In this online workshop, we look at the benefits of setting up smoke testing suites and we get hands-on to create automated tests. Watch this workshop to learn more about areas including:

  • Development vs. stability
  • Smoke testing: what, when and how
  • Use cases and scenarios: availability, navigation, functionality, and performance
  • Test types
  • End-to-end automated solutions (synthetics): ping, simple browser, scripted browser, and API test
  • Labs: create a range of tests for a complete smoke testing suite
  • SLAs and reporting on tests.

No prior knowledge is necessary. Prerequisites for the practical exercises is a (free or paid) New Relic account:

Event speakers

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Liam Hurrell

Senior Technical Training Specialist, New Relic

With roots in software development and training from companies like BSkyB and Dorling Kindersley, Liam has over 20 years' experience. He has been with New Relic for more than two years, bringing experience of in-company and commercial training, curriculum development, and customer service.  When not on the laptop, Liam can be found training for marathons (PB 3:06), cooking vegan food, and trying to escape from his animals (three dogs, three cats, four chickens, and three horses).

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Jan Kunzmann

Solutions Consultant, New Relic

As a Solutions Consultant at New Relic, Jan delivers demos and workshops to help customers and prospects get greatest benefit from the New Relic One observability platform. He has more than 25 years of experience in the DevOps field, and as a nerd. Jan also likes to improvise on the piano and is an avid Pokemon Go player (yes, that’s still a thing).

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