Automate standalone testing

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Automate standalone testing

Post by trevix » Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:05 pm

Testing my standalone requires a lot of time, because of its numerous features. Every upgrade of the app or version change of LC, results eventually in new bugs that need to be solved.
The stand-alone mostly need scrolling, button and menu choices, text input, applied to several different templates.

I thought about automating the test procedure and I was wondering if, instead of using “Automator”(OSX), would not be better to write a test recorder inside the standalone, based on “send in time” messages, a log with time and action,etc. A sort of secon level inside the standalone.
How complex would that be and somebody is doing it already?


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Re: Automate standalone testing

Post by dunbarx » Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:28 pm

I know for a fact that if I tried to write a bug testing and logging module, it would be so full of bugs that I would need to write another one just to make that one viable.

And so on. This task will become cursive.

Craig Newman

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