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From Manikantan Narender nath <>
Subject Re: [unit] Getting started with testing the Unit Testing specifications.
Date Fri, 23 Mar 2018 03:52:53 GMT
Good morning Rick,
I tried out the tests  1&2 in the Junit test specification. No issues found.

I will await your announcement to start testing once the specifications are

*The trick of walking on water is knowing where the stones are.*

On Wed, Mar 21, 2018 at 11:54 AM, Rick Hegarty <> wrote:

> Hi Mohammed, Javier and Mani,
> This is an overview on how things stand for running the Unit Testing test
> specifications. I am presenting them as bullet points in no particular
> order.
>    - My name is Rick Hegarty and I am leading the Unit Testing tribe.
>    - I will be checking my email several times each day throughout the
>    testing period, and will always respond to all of you as quickly as
>    possible.
>    - I live in Florida, USA, and my timezone is EST. The time here is the
>    same as the time in New York.
>    - When you create an email use your common sense on whether it should be
>    sent to everyone involved in NetCAT testing ("NetCAT team" /
> *
>    <>*), just our tribe, or specific people, but
>    by default please mail to all NetCAT testers.
>    - Always prefix the subject of any email on the Unit Testing
>    specifications with *[unit] *as I have done for this email. There will
>    be a lot of emails flying around over the next few weeks, and always
> using
>    the *[unit]* prefix will ensure our emails are easy to identify.
>    - I have created two new specifications, one for JUnit and one for
>    TestNG, from an old specification for testing NetBeans 8.0.
>    - Here are the relevant links:
>    1. Old NetBeans 8.0 Test specification for Unit Testing:
> specification/312/v/2
>       2. New NetBeans 9.0 Test specification for JUnit Unit Testing:
> specification/390/v/2
>       3. New NetBeans 9.0 Test specification for TestNG Testing:
> title/testng_test_specification/
>    - I am still working on the new Test Specifications, but hope to have
>    them complete by the end of the week.
>    - I clarified with Jirka that we should be using the zip file created by
>    Jenkins for testing, so to install NetBeans just download the zip file
> from
> and unzip it to
>    a local directory of your choice.
>    - That zip file is valid for all platforms (Mac, Linux, Windows) so
>    don't be worried about seeing the word "Linux" in the filename.
>    - Ideally we need to verify both test specifications (JUnit and TestNG)
>    on three platforms (Mac, Linux, Windows) using two versions of Java
> (JDK8
>    and JDK 10), making twelve test runs overall.
>    - Given the constraint of the environment we each use, I'd like us to
>    divide that testing up as follows:
> Mani     (2 tests): Mac   JUnit/JDK8,  TestNG/JDK10
> Javier   (2 tests): Mac   JUnit/JDK10, TestNG/JDK8
> Mohammed (4 tests): Linux JUnit/JDK8,  TestNG/JDK8, JUnit/JDK10,
> TestNG/JDK10
> Rick     (4 tests): Win10 JUnit/JDK8,  TestNG/JDK8, JUnit/JDK10,
> TestNG/JDK10
>    - JDK10 was released yesterday so feel free to download it and start
>    using it.
>    - Initially we will be testing only JUnit 4.1.1, but I would like us to
>    add some JUnit 5 tests as time permits, and you are all welcome to help
> out
>    with enhancing the test specifications.
>    - Although the test specifications are not ready yet, I would like you
>    to try out the first two test cases of the JUnit specification. They
> relate
>    to setting up your test environment rather than unit testing. Could you
>    please let everyone in the tribe know how it went for you? I'll start a
>    separate email thread for that right now.
> Please feel free to reply to this email if you have any specific questions
> on the unit testing specifications, or general questions on participating
> in NetCAT.
> Thanks
> Rick

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