Gerald Senarclens de Grancy

Gerald (aka 'santa') is a contributor to free and open source software since more than ten years. For example, he worked on the KDE text editing component KatePart and ported the optimization library PuLP to Python 3. Besides that, he occasionally scratches his own itch filing and fixing bugs whenever something's sufficiently annoying. More recently, this included a fix in W3C Slidy.

Besides contributing to FLOSS, he is leading a great team of highly skilled software engineers at TimeTac GmbH and enjoys university-level teaching. Through his lectures, at least some of our future decision-makers get in contact with the huge benefits of open source software. However, his main passion are his children Amélie, Marielle and Eric.

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Talks

Web Frontend Testing

Like all automated software testing, web frontend testing is an integral part of producing high quality web-based user interfaces. There are many great open source tools facilitating this challenging task. This talk will introduce you to some criteria for choosing a tool for automated end-to-end web testing. You’ll then learn about a selection of existing options before seeing some of the best tools in action.