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From Alex Harui <>
Subject Re: Mustella Update
Date Mon, 22 Oct 2012 15:39:37 GMT
Which is all hopefully captured here:

If it isn't please offer feedback on how we can improve this document.

On 10/22/12 7:00 AM, "Peter Ent" <> wrote:

> Hi,
> Mustella is 98% Flex (there is some Java code to manage launching of the
> tests and such). A "test" is actually two files. One file is the "test
> SWF" which is a main program MXML or AS file that contains the items to be
> tested, such as a DataGrid, along with any other data required by the
> test. The second file is the "test Script" which is an MXML file with
> <TestCase> elements. The items within the <TestCase> elements set up the
> objects defined by the test SWF and then manipulate them by changing their
> properties or interacting with them. Many tests contain a bitmap
> comparison with a baseline image to detect changes in the visual aspect.
> Tests can also contain assertions against the property values to make sure
> a values remain true to the original values.
> To run a test, both the main test file and the test script files are
> compiled into a SWF and executed. The Mustella script has a
> -rerun argument that will skip the compilation process, but most of the
> time the files are compiled with each run.
> I hope this explanation helps.
> Peter Ent
> Flex SDK Team
> Adobe Systems
> On 10/22/12 9:41 AM, "Ram Lee" <> wrote:
>> I have checked some of the Mustella tests, they are all MXML source file,
>> in my experience, don't we need to compile the source file to swf to make
>> it run? I am trying to understand how Mustella works.
>> Many thanks for any help.
>> 李楠
>> 在 2012-10-22,21:27,Carol Frampton <> 写道:
>>> On 10/22/12 9 :14AM, "Kessler CTR Mark J" <>
>>> wrote:
>>>>  About a 2 months ago, I was offering to help Peter come up with a AS
>>>> class to manipulate command lines paths / parameters.  He was having
>>>> issues with some spaces and irregular arguments.  Original posts titled
>>>> "Re: Getting Mustella to work" .
>>>>  He wanted to focus on knocking out the Mustella tests first before
>>>> getting distracted with other things.  Which I agree with.  I had
>>>> started
>>>> a new class and emailed the group with the intent of coming back to it
>>>> when the Mustella tests have been updated.  I believe it sounds like
>>>> have
>>>> mostly been corrected / updated.
>>>>  So I was hoping to find out if the classes would get a once over and
>>>> if possible a direction to continue them or if it is no longer needed I
>>>> can just archive it.
>>> I know Peter is working on the "spaces in path" issue now but I don't
>>> know
>>> anything more than that so we'll have to wait for him.
>>> Carol
>>>> r/s,
>>>> -Mark
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: Carol Frampton []
>>>> Sent: Monday, October 22, 2012 8:56
>>>> On 10/22/12 6 :52AM, "Kessler CTR Mark J" <>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>> Ever take a look at that alpha class for managing command-line
>>>>> properties/values?  Do you still need it or have a direction it for
>>>>> it?
>>>> Will you please elaborate?  I don't understand what you are asking.
>>>> Carol

Alex Harui
Flex SDK Team
Adobe Systems, Inc.

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