Are you interested in developing safe software and to explore different automated testing possibilities? Are you looking for efficient ways to test your Spring application? The talk will demonstrate the effective integration testing with Spring: using the TestContext Framework and its annotations; managing dirties contexts and transactions for testing; differentiating the contexts depending on profiles; working with test execution listeners; testing with mock Spring MVCs.

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Cătălin Tudose is an experienced software engineer, working with Java since early 2000s. He took part in various telecommunications and financial projects, as a Java senior developer, Java technical team lead, and architect. He also developed and delivered training for companies and universities on subjects like Java, Spring, Hibernate, Design Patterns, Code Refactoring, Automated Testing, and Software Architecture. Together with Luxoft, he initiated and introduced the “Advanced Java Programming” course for the students pursuing their master’s degree at the Faculty of Automation and Computer Science in Bucharest. He wrote "JUnit in Action" 3rd edition ( and is the author of 6 courses and 1 project on the Pluralsight platform ( More details: He participated in various conferences: DevTalks (Romania), Click2020 (Poland), Conf42 (Poland), CodeCamp (Romania), JAX Mainz, Bucharest Technology Week, DevTalks (Romania), JAX London, TheDevConf (Brazil), VoxxedDays (Romania), JavaZone (Norway). He had speeches for different Java User Groups in Romania, Poland, Spain, Turkey. The topics include Spring, Java persistence, automated testing, JUnit 5, Test Driven Development, Behavior Driven Development.