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Re: [hyades-dev] Re: junit and derivatives

Thanks for your feedback.
It seems that there is important overlap between these 2 frameworks.
We certainly not be able to address both. So, we need to study which is the best during the specification period (ended sept 30th)

Dominique Guilbaud
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Rational Software
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Thomas L Roche <tlroche@xxxxxxxxxx>
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09/01/2004 07:55 PM

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[hyades-dev] Re: junit and derivatives

Dominique Guilbaud Wed, 1 Sep 2004 16:25:28 +0200

> The plan is first to investigate the addition of the follwing

> JUnit-based tools:

> - HTTPUnit: this is for the HTTP protocol-based test and the idea

> here is to enhence the URL testing tool existing in Hyades

You might also want to consider HTMLUnit. There are partisans for each

tool; see much discussion on


> - Cactus for J2EE component testing. Nothing exists in Hyades today

> for this kind of test, This issue I have with Cactus is the need of

> WebTool project to automate the execution. To be investigate

> - Abbot for GUI testing. Nothing exists in Hyades today for this

> kind of test, and I think that Abbot is a good candidate for this.

> More investigation need to be done

I'd be glad to help, esp as Rational Developer gets past DCUT. Note

that abbot.swt has recently added GEF support: we can, e.g., drag nodes

off the palette, connect them, etc.