Meetings/Test framework/2010-10-08

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Past week's action items:

  • Priyanka: (partial) Dynamic confuguration - cookie + hook - Incorporate Roan's feedback. Check in basic code. Post to wikitech-l
  • dnessett/mglaser: (blocked) Add database setup/cleanup function for tests to run (look at how parser tests do this)
  • mglaser: (partial) write specification for setting and cleanup of db/images/math/cache for each test suite.
  • Priyanka: Incorporate Michelle's tests and Calcey's tests
  • (done) Markus: email SMW selenium tests
  • (done) Markus: figure out how to run Selenium tests from Cruisecontrol.
    • "almost there. i think the key is to use a different logger for the unit tests. i am just trying to get phpunit's junit logger to work. then selenium could pick up these results. however, junit logger refuses to produce any output at the moment"
  • Markus: check in dan's code on starting/stopping the selenium server
    • dnessett: That is waiting for 5.2 support for init.
    • mglaser: dan is just rewriting his code to reflect the ini file setup.


Upcoming week:

  • Priyanka: Dynamic confuguration - cookie + hook - Incorporate Roan's feedback. Check in basic code. Post to wikitech-l
  • mglaser: further detail the specification and send it to wikitech-l for comments
  • dnessett/mglaser: (blocked) Add database setup/cleanup function for tests to run
  • Priyanka: Incorporate Michelle's tests and Calcey's tests
  • mglaser: add option to the framework for using it with cruisecontrol
  • hexmode: get parserTests working with and without phpUnit
  • Markus: check in dan's code on starting/stopping the selenium server
  • Rob: get test stuff on Hack-a-ton agenda
  • Rob: cancel the meeting on October 22
  • Hopefully:
    • day 1 - prep and architecture session
    • day 2 - everyone write tests
  • Presentations at Hack-a-ton
    • Markus: architecture of the framework
    • Priyanka: configuration of tests, MediaWiki specifics
    • Marks & Priyanka: style tips for writing a good test

Backlog:

  • Priyanka - discuss configuration file for running tests - figure out how to run a subset of tests, and dynamic selection of tests (Mostly done. Need to finish writing some tests)
  • Write up a style guide for Selenium tests (e.g. not including a massive number of tests into a single test)