This weekend I am attending Markup UK at King’s College London , a 2 day conference on XML and other markup technologies. I am presenting a paper on running XSpec tests in a serverless environment with AWS Lambda (which I blatantly titled XSpec in the Cloud with Diamonds). The paper is available here and the slides of my presentation are available here.
This week I am attending XML Prague at the University of Economics College campus in Prague, a conference on markup languages and data on the web. Together with other XSpec developers I am organising the XSpec Users Meetup. I’m also giving a lightning talk in the Schematron Users Meetup on how to test Schematron with XSpec.
XSpec is a unit test and behaviour driven development (BDD) framework for XSLT and XQuery. I picked up this open source project at work for testing our XSLT and I’m now actively contributing to it together with the XSpec community.
XSpec v0.5.0 has just been released and is the new XSpec release after 5 years. It includes new features like XSLT 3 support, JUnit report for integration with Continuous Integration tools, support for Saxon-B, etc. It also fixes long standing regression bugs as well as integration bugs in the code coverage, provides feature parity between the shell and batch scripts, integrates an automated test suite, and updates the documentation in the wiki. More information on the official release notes.
This weekend I am attending XML London at University College London, a 2 day conference on XML and Semantic Web technologies. I am presenting a paper on Continuous Integration for XML and RDF Data. The paper is available here and the slides of my presentation are available here.
Update: XML London put online the full video of the presentation: