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From "Matthias Wessendorf" <>
Subject Re: Javascript and Unit Tests
Date Fri, 05 Dec 2008 06:47:23 GMT
On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 11:23 PM, Werner Punz <> wrote:
> Hello everyone
> today I started to work on the ajax parts of jsf2
> for now I am still up to the tasks of setting up the entire
> infrastructure.
> So far I have found a decent unit test environment which integrates
> into maven (Berlios JsUnit) which gives about the same functionality as
> junit.

cool. I want something similar for Trinidad as well
(at least for those bits that are easy to test and don't need
(too much) mocks)

> The main issue I face is, while the javascript interpreter is up to the
> task, it simply is Mozillas Rhino engine, the entire environment is not.
> The biggest issue is I miss some kind of dom simulation giving me the entire
> dom infrastructure a browser has.
> I have started to implement a subset of dom mock objects with their
> functions, but after rethinking, I dont want to reinvent the wheel here.
> Does anyone know of a browser mockup library or something similar
> (an environment which allows to run a browser in headless mode?)
> To get the dom environment?

we do (internally) something with selenium, where we fire up browsers
in an automated test scenario.

> Werner

Matthias Wessendorf


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