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From Emmanuel Venisse <>
Subject Re: Reviving the automated Selenium tests
Date Thu, 02 Apr 2009 12:45:40 GMT
On Thu, Apr 2, 2009 at 3:20 AM, Brett Porter <> wrote:

> On 02/04/2009, at 12:10 PM, Wendy Smoak wrote:
>  Just an update on this, the continuum-webapp-test module now has two poms:
>> "mvn clean install" runs the tests with JUnit and Selenium (with the
>> default pom.xml)
>> "mvn clean install -f testng-pom.xml" runs tests with TestNG and Selenium.
> Is there overlap on these tests, or are they each testing different things?
> If it's the latter, you could run the junit tests using testng and have it
> all in one call.
>  We also have some Selenium IDE tests in html format in
>> src/test/selenium-ide.
>> Emmanuel, you once mentioned converting the Selenium IDE tests to Java
>> at build time and running them.  Is that something you've done before
>> or can you point to info on how to do it?  I think that would be
>> interesting to try.
> From what I've seen, doing this is likely to get you one big pass/fail of
> whether the suite can run in the given order from scratch (ie you'd need to
> set it up in a clean env.) and makes it harder to fix one test that might
> start failing at some point. Also, the default Java from Selenium IDE tends
> to need a little tweaking.

I'm agree, HTML tests can be view as a big single test.But if we can run
HTML tests files, users will can submit some tests when they have an issue
so we'll can reproduce the error, then we'll can convert them to more
structured java tests

> - Brett

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