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From Martinconi Cosmin <>
Subject Re: [GSoC] Proposal - Automated webapp tests
Date Fri, 26 Mar 2010 10:24:53 GMT

This sounds really good, I would enjoy working on this.

So, if it's ok with everybody, I would really like to dig in on this issue
and the test frameworks that can be used for this.


On Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 2:25 AM, Jakob Korherr <>wrote:

> 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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