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Test Ruby PDX Monthly Meeting

Renew Financial
402 SW 6th Ave. #902
Portland, OR 97202, US (map)
Public WiFi

Access Notes

Renew Financial has offices on the 8th and 9th floors of the same building. Be sure to check the listing to know which one you're going to as access is limited after hours.

Test Ruby PDX is held at the Renew Financial office on the 9th floor of 400 SW 6th Ave., 9th floor. When you arrive, take the elevator to the 9th floor, turn left, and it will be right in front of you. If you need help getting in text 503.720.6147.



Portland's testing user group for Ruby developers! Conversation and peer mentoring starting at 6, presentations at 7. For more information, follow @TestRubyPDX on Twitter or join the #testrubypdx Slack channel (under the pdxruby team).

Paul Baker - Golden Thorns: Lessons from the Gilded Rose Kata

The Gilded Rose Kata is a fairly well known kata that utilizes a "golden master testing" strategy to provide safety while the developer refactors a messy legacy code base in order to add new features. I will walk through my take on the kata and then review some lessons that I have learned as a sr. developer working with legacy code and where this pattern can be helpful.