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From Gerhard Petracek <gerhard.petra...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [GSoC] Proposal - Automated webapp tests
Date Fri, 26 Mar 2010 12:52:19 GMT
yes - it's an improved version of shale test.
however, it would be nice to have a more modern solution e.g. with a fluent
api, better reporting, ...
so we could compare it with the existing solution.

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2010/3/26 Rudy De Busscher <rdebusscher@gmail.com>

> Isn't the Myfaces test (svn.apache.org/repos/asf/myfaces/test) not the
> successor of shale test ?
>
> Automated test are indeed very useful, an alternative (easier to set up
> maybe) of JSFUnit would be great.
> Regards,
> Rudy.
> On 26 March 2010 12:38, Gerhard Petracek <gerhard.petracek@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> hi jakob,
>>
>> additions:
>>
>> #1: yesterday (in our discussion about it) we also talked about a
>> replacement for shale-test (e.g. based on easymock or mockito or ...).
>> #2: since we also need it for sub-projects like extval, codi,... we should
>> create e.g. a new extensions- or myfaces-commons-module for it.
>>
>> regards,
>> gerhard
>>
>>
>> http://www.irian.at
>>
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>> 2010/3/26 Jakob Korherr <jakob.korherr@gmail.com>
>>
>> Hi,
>>>
>>> As we currently only have normal JUnit tests for automated testing in
>>> MyFaces Core, it would be really great to have a way to test MyFaces Core
>>> automatically in a real webapp at build time with maven. Of course, we
>>> currently have the test-webapp, but we still have to check each page
>>> manually here, if we want to test everything, which is long-winded.
>>>
>>> To accomplish something like that we could use test frameworks like e.g.
>>> Canoo WebTest or HttpUnit + Jetty or something similar. I also want to
>>> mention JSFUnit here, although we won't be able to use it since it is LGPL
>>> licensed.
>>>
>>> The goal of this GSoC project would be to find alternatives and also to
>>> find the best-fitting test framework for MyFaces Core. Then the goal would
>>> be to integrate it with MyFaces Core, to define rules and provide how-tos
>>> and to write a bunch of test cases.
>>>
>>> This would help us enormously in ensuring and improving the quality of
>>> MyFaces Core by getting a far bigger test coverage and more possibilities to
>>> test.
>>>
>>> What do you think? Are there any students who are interested in working
>>> on this?
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Jakob
>>>
>>
>>
>

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