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From David Karlsen <davidkarl...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Conceptual 'correctness' of using Camel Unit Tests
Date Thu, 05 May 2011 13:26:54 GMT
Can they be run in parallel - or can modules be run in parallel - that could
speed things up.

2011/5/5 Christian Schneider <christian.schneider@sopera.com>

> I think it is only named wrong. The camel test support is written to
> support integration
> tests not unit tests.
>
> I think it is a very good idea to write real unit tests and integration
> tests. The unit tests are extremly fast and give you a first security. Still
> the integration tests are very important as many errors can only be spotted
> this way.
>
> I think at the moment camel uses a quite pragmatic test concept. Each
> component comes with unit tests and integration tests. As long as the tests
> are fast I think there is no big problem with that.
>
> All in all the problem is though that a whole camel build takes aroung 4
> hours. So we might really be able to do that better. A problem here is
> though the big number of components we have.
>
> Christian
>
>
> Am 05.05.2011 10:56, schrieb Gert Villemos:
>
>  Some would argue that a unit test per definition tests the unit completely
>> standalone. Using JUnit this is easy, especially when combined with
>> Spring,
>> i.e. you can isolate your bean and test each method directly.
>>
>> The Camel Junit on the other hand test the unit as part of a camle route.
>> Even if the route is very simple such as
>>
>> <route>
>>   <from uri="direct:in"/>
>>   <to uri="bean:myBean"/>
>>   <to uri="mock:out"/>
>> </route>
>>
>> Still, It's testing my bean in a context that is more than just using the
>> bean methods.
>>
>> The Camel in Action book 'only' list on benefit of using Camel Junit
>> tests,
>> namely simplification of the unit tests. I would like to hear what the
>> rest
>> of you do / think.
>>
>> - Do you use only Camel Junit tests using routes?
>>
>> - Do  you use 'normal' method oriented JUnit tests for low level tests of
>> individual methods combined with Camel Unit tests for
>> 'component/application' level testing?
>>
>> - Do you see a conceptual problem in unit testing using Camel JUnit?
>>
>> --
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>> Sent from the Camel - Users mailing list archive at Nabble.com.
>>
>
>
> --
> Christian Schneider
> http://www.liquid-reality.de
>
> CXF and Camel Architect
> SOPERA - The Application Integration Division of Talend
> http://www.talend.com
>
>


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