[Israel.pm] Fwd: TelFOSS Soliciting a Talk aboutAutomated SoftwareTesting

Levenglick Dov-RM07994 RM07994 at freescale.com
Sun Sep 19 06:43:02 PDT 2010


BTW - is there somewhere that I can place it for peer review prior to
uploading to CPAN?

 
Best Regards,
Dov Levenglick
SmartDSP OS Development Leader

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 Dov,
  Looks really cool...  But why not under the Test:: namespace?

On 9/19/2010 2:38 PM, Levenglick Dov-RM07994 wrote:
> Hi,
> I recently wrote a OOP module that provides the ability to define a
set
> of criteria that have to be covered for a test to pass. 
> STP.pm - main module, congregates one or more scalar and/or arrays of
> criteria
> STP::Union.pm - a module to allow bundling a bunch of STP objects to
> define a more comprehensive test
> STP::Scalar.pm - a single criterion that can be required or not
> STP::Array.pm - an array of scalar criteria
>
>
>  
> Best Regards,
> Dov Levenglick
> SmartDSP OS Development Leader
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: perl-bounces at perl.org.il [mailto:perl-bounces at perl.org.il] On
> Behalf Of Shlomi Fish
> Sent: Sunday, September 19, 2010 12:02
> To: Perl in Israel
> Subject: [Israel.pm] Fwd: TelFOSS Soliciting a Talk about Automated
> SoftwareTesting
>
>
> ----------  Forwarded Message  ----------
>
> Subject: TelFOSS Soliciting a Talk about Automated Software Testing
> Date: Sunday 19 September 2010, 12:01:02
> From: Shlomi Fish <shlomif at iglu.org.il>
> To: "Linux-IL" <linux-il at cs.huji.ac.il>, Tel Aviv Open Source Club 
> <telux at hamakor.org.il>
>
> Hi all,
>
> following on Sawyer's talk about version control, I've been thinking
of
> doing 
> another talk about a different software best practice: automated
> software 
> testing:
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Test_automation
>
> Since I'm a big practitioner and advocate of writing automated tests
and
> test-
> driven development, the topic is close to my heart and I can prove of
> some 
> assistance in researching and preparing the material for the
> presentation. But 
> I'm not a good speaker so I'm looking for someone to actually deliver
> the 
> talk.
>
> Would anyone stand forward and can give a talk about it? 
>
> Some useful items to cover:
>
> 1. The motivation for automated tests - providing a spec for the
> program, 
> making sure bugs not resurface, preventing bugs, avoiding
> over-engineering, 
> having confidence in the code, etc.
>
> 2. Short introduction to automated tests by writing tests for the
> classic "add 
> two numbers" demo.
>
> 3. Overview of various approaches for testing frameworks - TestUnit,
BDD
>
> (rSpec, etc.), Ruby's cucumber, perl's TAP, testml, etc.
>
> 4. Testing various kinds of domains:
> 	- Testing APIs.
> 	- Testing Command line apps.
> 	- Testing terminal (curses, etc.) applications.
> 	- Testing websites.
> 	- Testing GUI programs.
>
> 5. Various kinds of tests:
> 	- Unit tests.
> 	- Integration tests.
> 	- System tests.
>
> 6. Test coverage and beyond (see 
> http://www.mail-archive.com/boston-pm@mail.pm.org/msg04588.html ).
> 	- Should you aspire for full test coverage?
>
> -----------------------
>
> If you'd like to volunteer for that, please let us know at
> taux at cs.tau.ac.il .
>
> Regards,
>
> 	Shlomi Fish
>

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