[Owncloud] Automating what Frank means when he says "Please give it a really good hard test." Help build the test suite!
kamalahmed290 at yahoo.in
Tue Dec 4 14:28:57 UTC 2012
TLDR: Describe a feature with scenarios in gherkin! Do it! Do it now!
Have you, too, asked yourself what Frank actually means when he says
"Please give it a really good hard test."? I always imagine a dark
cellar, chained to a desk, where I have to sit late into the night to
click through every possible action ownCloud offers. What else would a
good hard test be?
But I don't want to ruin my evenings like this. I prefer sitting in my
garden, sipping a cold beer (you are hereby invited to join me, should
you visit Hannover). There must be a better solution! I mean, we are
software developers ... we automate things! So, Tom (DeepDiver) and I
started working on setting up an automated test suite that emulates a
user sitting in front of a browser, doing all the "really good hard
test"ing. Now we need to tell it what to do!
As an example I just committed some Gherkin scenarios for the core files
app. The nice thing about them is: they are readable by your mom!
Take for example, this excerpt:
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