This article by Daniel Arbuckle, author of Python Testing, introduces code coverage and continuous integration, and teaches how to tie automated testing into version control systems. In this article, we will
- Discuss code coverage, and learn about coverage.py
- Discuss continuous integration, and learn about buildbot
- Learn how to integrate automated testing into popular version control systems
This article by Paul Taylor, author of the book Moodle 1.9 for Design and Technology, explains how best to support and reinforce your students' understanding of some of the disparate knowledge they need to engage in their courses.Read Testing Students' Knowledge using Moodle Modules in full
Testing has always been a part of software development. Testing includes many different styles including unit testing, integration testing, acceptance testing, smoke testing, load testing, and countless others.
In this article by Greg Lee Turnquist, author of Python Testing Cookbook, we will cover:
- Coding a test harness for doctest
- Filtering out test noise
- Testing the edges
- Testing corner cases by iteration
- Getting nosy with doctest
- Testing a WF program with unit test framework
- Debugging a WF program
Some of the things that we will cover in this two-part article by Carlos de la Guardia, author of Grok 1.0 Web Development, includes:
- Need for testing
- Testing in Grok
- Extending the functional test suite provided by grokproject
- Other kinds of testing
- Debugging tools
In this article by Tim Lavers and Lindsay Peters, we will be studying in detail the test for an extremely simple user interface component. It will involve UI Wrappers for components as a way of safely and easily manipulating them in tests and specific techniques for reading the state of our user interfaces. Although the component that we'll be testing in this article is simple, it will still allow us to introduce a few specific techniques for testing Swing user interfaces. It will also provide us with an excellent opportunity for showing the basic infrastructure that needs to be built into these kinds of tests.Read Testing a Save As Dialog in Java using Swing in full
It is always necessary to have a Help section in our software application. When users do not find a way out from a specific problem in our application, it is the help section they turn to. Hence it is important that the help feature is well maintained and without any errors. In this article by Tim Lavers and Lindsay Peters, we will see the errors that can occur in our help section and how to test the help section.Read Testing a HELP System in a Java Application in full
In this article by Evgeniy Sharapov, author of the book Instant Apache Camel Messaging System, we will learn about testing a Camel application. Of course, it is very easy to start your application and see how it works while it is small. Once the application starts growing, it will become impossible to check that it works correctly. Furthermore, Camel is both concurrent, which makes it even more complex, and an integration framework, so one would expect inputs and outputs to come and go from and to other systems, which might make things very tedious for the person doing quality assurance. Well, a long time ago, software developers came up with an idea to automate testing. Since then, plenty of good frameworks and libraries facilitating automatic testing have emerged. One of the approaches is unit testing—testing an application's functionality piece by piece or unit by unit. In the Java world, there are two options for unit testing: JUnit and TestNG. Even though Apache Camel supports both, here we will use only JUnit.Read Testing a Camel application in full
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