How to write UI tests (for sublime/ and shell/)

Vladimir Prus ghost at
Sun May 4 12:30:20 UTC 2008

On Saturday 03 May 2008 09:34:01 Vladimir Prus wrote:
> On Saturday 03 May 2008 01:55:02 Alexander Dymo wrote:
> > As I've promised before, I sat down today and wrote a small howto on UI  
> > testing. This basically summarizes my experience writing tests for sublime/ 
> > and shell. Hope you'll find this useful. If something is missing, please ping 
> > me ;)
> Most of my recent work involving making sure that the size of main window,
> the set of available views, and so on, is persisted between KDevelop invocations.
> Can you write an example of tests that starts KDevelop several times,
> checking position of things?
> Next thing I'm planning is to change placement of tool buttons. Testing that is
> tricky a bit -- in particular, it would require that the test know the width
> of toolview, which is not presently exposed via public (or even private) methods.
> I hope you're not proposing to introduce MainWindowPrivatePartsAccessor class
> and derive tests from that, do you ;-)

any comments on the above?

- Volodya

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