We often think of our automated testing and build pipelines as something important to our stakeholders, to assert the stability of our system. Some developers think of testing as a chore, or something that slows you down.
This short talk is a story from earlier in my career, a cautionary tale even. I then make the argument that quality gates and automated processes can be invaluable for junior engineers, as they provide the freedom to contribute without fear.
Carol is a software engineer at Capital One, working with React and Node.js. She is passionate about empathy and DevOps, and loves learning new things.
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