Samuel Nitsche

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Samuel Nitsche

Senior Software Developer

Smart Enterprise Solutions GmbH


Samuel Nitsche is a curiosity-driven software developer with nearly 20 years of experience. He works as Senior Software Developer and trainer at Smart Enterprise Solutions GmbH. His main interest is on modern database development, automated testing and code quality, topics he writes regularly about on different platforms (e.g. his blog, Simple-Talk and several Oracle-related print magazines). He is an Oracle ACE, one of the main contributors and maintainers of utPLSQL ( and loves to share his experience in an entertaining way - gladly in Sith robes - at meetups and conferences.


But that worked yesterday! Testing with utPLSQL

Event: Virtual Connect 2020, Virtual Connect 2020-Development
Stream: APEX, Development/Middleware, Integrations, Security, Tools

It is a period of war and you, a developer of the imperial army, took over responsibility for a database application. Things are getting bad when a mighty Sith-Lord requests a last-minute change… – Practical advice based on a sample-project in a Star Wars setting how to introduce self-testing with the free open source framework utPLSQL v3: – Why your code and project benefits from automated tests – Demonstration of techniques and strategies to get your existing (legacy-)projects tested – Examples for meaning- and useful tests and mistakes you should watch out for – Thoughts on the testing "mindset" – Presentation of features utPLSQL provides to help you develop reliable automated self-tests