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From Vadim Gritsenko <>
Subject Re: Unit testing pipelines?
Date Mon, 29 Sep 2003 12:25:08 GMT
Upayavira wrote:

> Steve K wrote:
>> Hello everyone --
>> I am currently building a Cocoon application and so far I've extended 
>> the ExcaliburTestCase class to write my JUnit tests for the 
>> components I'm creating.  However, I'm now at the point where I am 
>> starting to write pipelines that generate XML based on the database 
>> manipulations the previously mentioned components perform, and it 
>> appears that there is no easy way to test these.  For example, my 
>> ideal test code might look like:
>> myCustomComponent.doSomething();
>> Document actualXml = cocoon.process("/path/to/my/pipeline");
>> Diff diff = new Diff(actualXml, expectedXml);
>> assertTrue("pipeline test", diff.identical());

Have you seen anteater tests in the cocoon-2.1\src\test\anteater? It can 
do some of that, and may be all of that you want, I don't know all the 
capabilities of anteater.


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