Hi there,

I'm Nikolas Martens, freelancing Software Engineer, and this is my blog. I hope it contains something interesting for you. Enjoy the read!

Codemotion Berlin 2016

Wed 26 October 2016 in talks

To get to this month's conference I didn't need plane nor train but could easily walk the couple of hundred meters to Codemotion in the Kulturbrauerei. And not only that was new but also my talk on Prototyping with Domain-Driven Design.

You can find the slides here and ...

read more

Codemotion Warsaw 2016

Sat 17 September 2016 in talks

Last week I had the pleasure of presenting my talk on Specification by Example (aka Behaviour-Driven Development) in an actual cinema at the Codemotion conference in Warsaw. You can find the slides here from when I gave it in Rome two years ago.

read more

FrOSCon 2015

Tue 25 August 2015 in talks

Last weekend, it was the 10 years anniversary of FrOSCon and I got the chance to present "The pyramid is a lie" - a talk about multi-level testing inspired by Konstantin Kudryashov's talk Modelling by Example. You can find the slides here and you can rate the talk here.

As ...

read more

DPC 2015

Wed 01 July 2015 in talks

Last weekend I had the extraordinary pleasure of presenting my talk on Template Animation at the Dutch PHP Conference. If you happened to attend: thanks for showing up although it was the first slot after the social event =) and also: I'd appreciate your feedback.

The conference was extremely well ...

read more

FrOSCon 2014

Sun 24 August 2014 in talks

I was invited at this years FrOSCon to speak about executable documentation which is sort of follow-up to last year where I spoke about Specficiation by Example (aka Behavior-Driven Development) and how to use automated tests to create a self-validating documentation of a software application. This year I approached the ...

read more