[development] Who's Using SimpleTest?
johnyhwang at gmail.com
Sat Mar 4 06:03:31 UTC 2006
I'd be interested in contributing unit tests to Drupal Rore... I
think it makes the possibility of contributing more approachable for
someone like me who's not comfortable contributing full-blown modules,
On 3/3/06, Moshe Weitzman <weitzman at tejasa.com> wrote:
> >> Who's using this now, and if you're one of them, how happy are you
> >> with the module as it is?
> FWIW, I recently commissioned Thomas, the Google SoC developer on simpletest
> project, to write a suite of tests for the organic groups module. Those
> tests will be available by end of month.
> I'm pretty happy with the simpletest framework in Drupal. I might be biased
> since I wrote it though. The Google SoC students did a great job extending
> it. And the simpletest project itself is magnificient.
> > We have thought about using simpletest for Drupal contrib modules that
> > ship with CivicSpace.
> great idea. start small. pick a simple module and write a few tests. No need
> to think of this as a huge commitment.
> But embracing expensive processes without the
> > backing of the Drupal community is really difficult. So if anyone is
> > serious about using unit tests I suggest we start first with writing
> > simple tests for core modules. Once these tests are shown to be useful
> > by dev's to test their core patches, I think it will catch on with
> > contribs.
> these already exist, they just need some attention because so much has
> changed in recent months.
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