YAPC::NA 2007

June 25-27, Houston, TX

How To Be A CPAN Tester

How To Be A CPAN Tester

By Barbie from Birmingham.pm
Date: Monday, June 25, 2007 01:55 PM
Duration: 50 minutes

Speakers: Barbie & David Golden
Audience: Intermidate Perl knowledge, can install modules from CPAN.
Category: Perl Modules

CPAN Testing is growing in popularity and awareness, but there are still areas of testing that desperately need your help. This talk takes a look at what CPAN Testing is, why it's useful and why it gives Perl an edge. The bulk of the talk will look at the different methods of setting up a CPAN Testing test rig, and finish off with some of the expectations of and for testers.

Topics include:

* History/Background to CPAN Testers
* CPAN Testers reporting
* CPAN/CPAN::Reporter
* CPAN Testers statistics
* Future Enhancements

A CPAN Testers BOF is planned to provide a longer discussion time for testers.