[Sugar-devel] Automated Activity Tests

Daniel Narvaez dwnarvaez at gmail.com
Tue Jan 7 18:02:53 EST 2014

This is really awesome work!

On 7 January 2014 16:02, Sai Vineet <saivineet89 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Recently, for the the task "Automated Activity Testing" in GCI, I made a
> basic Activity Test example and implemented a way to run them.
> I wrote a basic UI test and a basic unit test for for Calculate, which can
> be seen in this merge request -
> git.sugarlabs.org/calculate/mainline/merge_requests/13
> To write tests, a "tests" folder must be made inside the bundle path of
> your activity. Inside that directory, there can be a "unit" and a
> "integration" subfolders. The unit test folder is supposed to contain
> tests. The test files begin with "test_", so that modules you have made for
> convenience testing do not get executed uselessly.
> Similarly the integration test folder contains UI tests starting with
> "test_".
> Python's inbuilt unittest module is used for unit tests and a extended
> version of unittest is used for UI tests.
> These tests can be executed using ./setup.py check
> setup.py also takes a optional argument of which set of tests to run -
> ./setup.py check integration
> ./setup.py check unit
> The UI test is a bit hard to follow, so I ask you to look at the test
> examples in the Calculate commit I made above.
> The sugar3.test.unittest module's UITestCase class is used for UI tests.
> This class has a context manager called run_activity, which starts the
> activity. There should be a bundle_id property set for the test case, which
> tells run_activity what bundle_id should be passed to sugar-launch for
> launching the activity.
> I think this is all you need to get started writing tests for your
> activity.
> And I would like to use this opportunity to thank Walter Bender. Thank you
> for mentoring us impatient sutdents. I know it was hard for you.
> Thanks,
> Sai Vineet.
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Daniel Narvaez
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