chromatic and I gave our "Solutions to Common Testing Problems" talk today. People (I'd estimate about 250) wedged themselves into the 89 Chestnut hotel to watch us chat about and show examples of testing databases, web sites, complex data structures, and more. Instead of slides, c and I dove straight into code, explaining the files and concepts as we went along. Since this was a live presentation, we were able to make "Look what happens when I do this" changes, which are always fun.
In a genius move, Allison arrived with a box of spiral-bound, two-chapter, full-color-cover samples of PTDN. The book featured chapters 2 and 4, a combination of the freely-downloadable chapter 4 and the yet-unpublished chapter 2. One of the terrific YAPC volunteers handed these out to people who asked questions.
Speaking of questions, I got hit hard with HTML/XML testing questions that were just outside my knowledge. What I can remember are:
tidyutility with the
-asxhtmloption and check the exit status. (I don't see a way to add that option to any HTML::Tidy objects.)
There were a few more, but I can't remember them. Time for sleep now.