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Time: March 28, 2013 from 6pm to 9pm
Location: DeVry U
Street: 4000 Millennia Blvd Room 106
City/Town: orlando
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Phone: Skype ::: mlevin77
Event Type: meeting
Organized By: Michael Levin
Latest Activity: Mar 28, 2013

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Hello OrlandoJUG,


This month, March, we have a special very talented developer for our monthly meeting. Curtis McMillen will be our speaker.


Why mock when Arquillian rocks?!


Unit testing is a waste of time. Yep, I said it. If your application runs inside a container, like say a Java EE application, how do you unit test code which depends on container provided services such as security, transaction management, and injection? Well you simply mock the transaction manager, and the security layer, and the injected dependencies, and whatever else your code depends on and then, finally, you write your unit test. Simple right? Stop making a mockery of testing and start writing real tests, for real code, running inside a real container. Come see how Arquillian makes this a snap and will make you cooler, smarter, and even better looking.

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Comment by Michael Levin on March 4, 2013 at 12:18pm

Sorry you can't make it, James but we'll mention Liferay and potential to migrate Codetown there. Also, there's a possibility we're gonna video the talk. 

Comment by James Falkner on March 4, 2013 at 11:42am

Hey Mike - dang, this one sounds good!  I will be travelling back from EclipseCon, so I'll have to miss - hopefully can make the next one.  I'd choose Maven if I were attending :)

Comment by Michael Levin on February 27, 2013 at 1:12am

Kurt Weaver posted a status

"My vote(s): 1) Git vs. SVN 2) Maven 3) Java EE, JPA, EJB"
Comment by John Considine on February 26, 2013 at 9:13am

I vote for this:  Unit Testing with Arquillian (& maybe Graphene/Selenium) for the same reason Greg mentioned.

Second place is CDI.  

Comment by Michael Levin on February 26, 2013 at 7:39am

Hello Michael,


If you are submitting the topic to a vote, here is mine “JSF”, I vote for “JSF”.


Thank you,


Manny Celi

Comment by Greg Groves on February 26, 2013 at 7:26am

I vote for Arquillian. Mainly 'cause it's the one I know least about.

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