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  • Set up Eclipse and Java for your platform
  • Explore the components of Eclipse Debug Perspective
  • Discover how to set up breakpoints
  • Learn what Conditional Breakpoint is and when it is used
  • Use Method and Exceptional Breakpoint
  • Set up Printpoint and Watchpoint
  • Familiarize yourself with the JUnit test framework
  • Code the JUnit test case
  • Learn different methods that can be used for testing inside the JUnit test case
  • Combine JUnit tests into a single JUnit Test Suite

Detecting bugs and flaws in an application is difficult. Eclipse is a multi-language software development environment comprising of an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) and an extensible plugin system. Testing the Eclipse Platform during every build using an extensive suite of automated tests helps in disclosing bugs and rectifying them.

"Instant Eclipse Application Testing How-to" is a quick guide to learning how to test all types of Java applications in an Eclipse environment. This book gives you a step-by-step approach towards application testing and debugging along with optimized sample test projects.

"Instant Eclipse Application Testing How-to" is a hands-on guide that gives developers an insight into how to test Java applications using Eclipse IDE. This book will guide you through the process by allowing you to create a Java application and debug it using a wide variety of Eclipse debugging tools. The book is filled with practical examples, so you will start coding and debugging right away. After reading the book you will be proficient enough to debug Java applications of any scope.

  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results.
  • Learn how to install Eclipse and Java for any platform
  • Get to grips with how to efficiently navigate in the Eclipse environment using shortcuts
  • Create your own Java sample app and learn how to test and debug it using a rich set of Eclipse debugging tools
  • Learn how to create an automatic set of tests for your app using the JUnit framework
  • Easyto follow steps backed up by the code and detailed explanations
Page Count 62
Course Length 1 hours 51 minutes
ISBN 9781782163251
Date Of Publication 22 Apr 2013


Anatoly Spektor

Anatoly Spektor is a blogger, web developer, and a software engineer with more than 4 years’ experience in software and web development fields. Currently, Anatoly works at Red Hat, migrating Eclipse’s Standard Widget Toolkit to a newer graphic library. His main work is directly related to the topics discussed in this book, as he is testing and debugging Eclipse platform issues on an everyday basis. Prior to working at Red Hat, Anatoly has successfully developed a polling module for the open source web conferencing tool Big Blue Button, which gained great support from the open-source community. Besides his main work, Anatoly is a founder of one of the top100 programming blogs –, where he posts programming tutorials. He spends his free time practising Muay Thai, playing tennis, traveling, and spending time with his family and friends.