Strategies For Speeding Up Or Scaling Tests

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A major theme of this talk was to use the same strategies for slow tests and slow builds that you'd use for slow applications

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Don't test as much

Story tests vs User Journies

Use faster tests vs slower tests (unit tests vs functional tests)

Follow Feather's rules for unit tests: http://www.artima.com/weblogs/viewpost.jsp?thread=126923

Parallelization

Test Load Balancer: http://test-load-balancer.github.com/

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