Foojay Podcast #43: Modern Java Testing

As developers, we all want to write bug free and high quality code. Writing tests is a crucial part to achieve this.

Let’s explore the art of ensuring robust and bug-free code in the Java ecosystem.

Whether you’re a seasoned developer or just starting out, there’s a lot you can learn from the experts in this podcast about testing methodologies, tools, and best practices, empowering you to write reliable Java applications.


Podcast (audio only)


Oleg Šelajev 

Roni Dover 

Jonas Geiregat


Host: Frank Delporte


00:00 Introduction of the topic and guests
02:38 Is the testing pyramid still valid?
04:51 Introducing the Testing Honeycomb 
05:50 Changes in the architecture of application and testing frameworks 
06:52 What is the border between unit, system, and integration test? 
16:17 Unit tests as behavior tests 
21:11 Defining a testing strategy and the cost of change 
26:45 Your tests also need architecting 
31:18 How Testcontainers can simplify mocking and tests as a developer productivity tool 
40:20 The cost of flaky tests 
41:24 What type of feedback can we get from tests? 
49:24 Digma plugin for IntelliJIDEA 
49:49 Testing with AI 
59:47 Should developers love writing tests? 
01:18:40 Conclusion 


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