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BigMachines Development Talks

About this event

At this Developer Group meeting, some software engineers from BigMachines will come to the Groupon office to speak on two very interesting topics.  

Topic 1: Apex Triggers: Tricks and Caveats

Implementing the factory design pattern and controlling trigger execution across linked packages.

This talk will be presented by: Dex Delfrate, Senior Software Engineer, Oracle BigMachines Express; Certified Developer; 2 years of experience developing on

Ben Baker, Senior Software Engineer, Oracle BigMachines Express;  3 years of experience as a Developer; designed and maintains development operations for Oracle BMX.

Topic 2: Automated Testing for Force (using Ruby Watir) with Intro to Continuous Integration

An introduction to the most effective tool BigMachines has found for automated testing on Ruby Watir.  Introduction to the tool, why it’s the best for SFDC, how to install and get started, and tips and tricks for best practices and avoiding pitfalls.  How this relates to Continuous Integration and an intro best practices for Continuous Integration.

This talk will be presented by:
Cindy Meegan, Software Engineer, Oracle BigMachines Express on QA Automation; Designed Oracle BMX’s testing framework for Ruby Watir; Certified SFDC Administrator and Developer; 3 years of experience with SFDC.

Dylan Conley, Technical Manager, Oracle BigMachines Express. 


Thursday, Mar 27
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CDT)


Groupon – 4th Floor
600 W. Chicago60610

Group Leaders

  • Velu Palani

    Velu Palani

    Health Care Services Corporation (Blue Cross Blue Shield of IL, MT, NM, OK and TX)

    Community Group Leaders

  • Shanthi Palani

    Shanthi Palani

    Community Group Leader

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