[Owncloud] Automating what Frank means when he says "Please give it a really good hard test." Help build the test suite!

Bernhard Posselt nukeawhale at gmail.com
Tue Dec 4 20:22:19 UTC 2012

Awesome :)

If you want people to do it though it has to be easy and documented.
Please take a look at https://github.com/owncloud/documentation and
create some new documentation in the master branch.

Documentation about documentation is available at

On 12/04/2012 03:28 PM, kamal wrote:
> TLDR: Describe a feature with scenarios in gherkin[1]! 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[1]. The nice thing about them is: they are readable by your mom!
> Take for example, this excerpt:
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