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Tools Summit: From 0-1000: A Test Driven Approach to Tools Development

David Paris (Senior Engineer, Playground Games)

Location: Room 3004, West Hall

Date: Monday, March 16

Time: 4:40pm - 5:10pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core+Summits Pass, Summits Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Programming

Format: Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

The talk describes Playground Games' journey from 0-1000 automated tools tests during the development of Forza Horizon 4 expansion packs. It focuses on how and why they created a testing culture, what they learned from the experience and how they plan to continue cultivating and improving their investment. The talk demonstrates how teams can improve their tool stability and developer confidence and still deliver new features by adding automated tests.

Takeaway

Attendees will leave the session with some steps and tips they can use to help their teams cultivate a culture of testing when approaching tools development and some pitfalls to avoid.

Intended Audience

Anyone interested in learning how to increase developer confidence and tool stability during a development cycle via a test driven approach.