WordCamp Europe 2018: Unit Testing Workshop

  • Since the first official German WordCamp in Hamburg in June 2014, Thorsten fell in love with both the WordPress community and WordCamps , in particular, where he likes to both gain and share knowledge .
  • Something that was kept a secret for far too long has just been unveiled: together with my friends and fellow WordPressers, Carl Alexander and Giuseppe Mazzapica, I will be having both the honor and the pleasure of hosting a three-hours-long workshop at WordCamp Europe 2018.
  • Well, the topic of the workshop will be unit testing, and here is what we put in the application: – – We’ve all had these “Wait, what?
  • While you might benefit from having heard one or another thing about unit testing, or software testing in general, there is absolutely no prior knowledge or experience required in order to sign up for this workshop.
  • But downloading PHP, or installing MAMP, or booting up your VM for the very first time is something that should have happened before the workshop.

I’m super excited to be hosting a workshop on unit testing at WordCamp Europe 2018. If you want to know why that is, you might want to read this post.

Since the first official German WordCamp in Hamburg in June 2014, Thorsten fell in love with both the WordPress community and WordCamps , in particular, where he likes to both gain and share knowledge .

A big fan of open source, Thorsten created several plugins and other projects , but also contributed to existing open source projects . Also, he is an advocate of object-oriented design, and software testing.

Thorsten is a certified PHP engineer, web development professional and tester. He has been working on the web since 2000, and with (and on) WordPress since 2005. Thorsten is a Senior WordPress Engineer at Human Made .

Finally! Something that was kept a secret for far too long has just been unveiled: together with my friends and fellow WordPressers, Carl Alexander and Giuseppe Mazzapica, I will be having both the honor and the pleasure of hosting a three-hours-long workshop at WordCamp Europe 2018. 😀

“Cool! So, What’s It All About?”, you ask? Well, the topic of the workshop will be unit testing, and here is what we put in the application:

We’ve all had these “Wait, what? That worked the other day!” moments. They usually happen after we introduced a new feature but broke existing functionality in the process. This is why we often don’t feel confident that our code is working as expected. When developing…

WordCamp Europe 2018: Unit Testing Workshop