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Craig, I have seen that and it looks promising. That post also mentions
Yorba and valadate, but the Yorba devs have told me they have no intention
of continuing development on it.
On Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 8:15 AM, Dane Henson <dane@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Yes, testing is sorely needed.
> I started down the path of finding the best solution for Vala Unit
> Testing, but couldn't find any great options. Currently, all projects that
> pursued the xUnit (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XUnit) model for Vala
> have fallen out of development and only their shells remain. I reached out
> to the Yorba devs, who appear to hold a repository for the old 'valadate'
> project but they are in the same position we are in. I believe they have
> done some testing with the built-in GObject unit test suite (
> https://live.gnome.org/Vala/TestSample), but it has been found to be
> severely lacking by anyone who knows anything about unit testing.
> As with most OSS developers, I started to scratch that itch and realized
> that it is a little bit beyond my skill set. The code I started to write
> remains unusable, rotting away somewhere on one of my hdd platters in a
> folder called 'vunit'. If anyone is interested in starting a Vala Unit
> Test project under the umbrella of the elementary community, I'm sure we
> could get quite a bit of traction from the Vala community at large and I
> would love to help out.
> On Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 7:59 AM, Sergey "Shnatsel" Davidoff <
> sergey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> This is what I've developed for testing:
>> I've also created Glimpse - a system for sandboxed testing, but it lacks
>> a D-bus proxy which is needed for adding/removing apps via GUI. See
>> I don't think we have any unit testing in place yet. Midori probably has
>> but that's it.
>> 2013/4/4 Craig <weberc2@xxxxxxxxx>
>>> Hello everyone,
>>> I'm curious what you devs do for testing? I'm not particularly familiar
>>> with Vala, but I'm learning a lot about testing at work and I'm trying to
>>> develop myself to that end in my free time. I'm sending this email because
>>> I'd like to get a pulse on what you Elementary devs think about testing and
>>> what you actually do to test your code. Also, please feel encouraged to
>>> talk about what you've done in the past, what has/hasn't worked for you,
>>> and generally what your philosophy is about testing (or whether you have no
>>> philosophy). Individual comments and comments on behalf of elementary as a
>>> whole are both welcome.
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>> Sergey "Shnatsel" Davidoff
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