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From "Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot">
Subject Re: [Studio] Framework for Integration Tests
Date Mon, 12 May 2008 09:05:33 GMT
Hi Stefan,

That's a really great news. :)

I'm going to look at these projects.

Thanks a lot.


On Sun, May 11, 2008 at 2:55 PM, Stefan Seelmann <>

> Hi Dev,
> I am working on a framework for integration tests for studio. I added
> two plugins into my sandbox, one for core and one for UI tests.
> Core Integration Tests
> ----------------------
> The core tests don't depend on any UI code, but on the Eclipse runtime.
> So it is necessary to startup Eclipse in headless mode, then it is
> possible to access things like Jobs, Preferences, etc.
> It is already possible to run these test within eclipse or from maven.
> However in the maven pom there are some fixed paths, I need to remove
> them, maybe I need some help from a maven guru.
> UI Integration Tests
> --------------------
> For UI test I selected SWTBot ( There are still
> some features missing in the current version 0.2, but it looks very
> stable and the API is very easy to use. An UI-Recorder is under
> development. Last not least it is licenced under ASLv2.
> Here is an example how a test looks like:
> It opens the New Connection wizard, enters all connection parameters,
> does some checks and closes the connection.
> There are some open issues:
> 1) We have to extend SWTBot, I already contacted the author that I am
> interested in contributing.
> 2) SWTBot depends on many Eclipse plugins. To run the tests from maven
> we need to add about 50MB of plugins to our repository. Atm I just have
> a tarball containing all these plugins, but I don't want to commit them
> to svn.
> I'll keep you informed.
> Kind Regards,
> Stefan Seelmann

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