minitest-macruby provides extensions to minitest for macruby UI testing. It provides a framework to test GUI apps in a live instance. Documentation and examples are light at the moment as I’ve just thrown this together. Suggestions for extensions are very welcome!
Currently it provides the following methods in minitest’s assertions:
assert_ui_menu menu, *items
assert_ui_action obj, target, action, key = nil
assert_ui_binding item, binding_name, target, path
Here is my current macruby UI testing setup:
Has an isolate setup to pull down all my testing gems.
task build - runs xcodebuild to build a debug app
task link - runs a build and then hard links source files to build files
sets ‘backup-by-copying-when-linked to t - allowing work on hardlinked files to go unimpeded.
Sets ENV to macruby.
Sets ENV to 1.
initialize hook sets the test framework to minitest and runs the link rake task.
Overrides Autotest#make_test_cmd to execute the binary directly.
sets $TESTING = ENV
applicationDidFinishLaunching requires minitest/macruby if $TESTING
needed to be tweaked to skip loading test files.
So, when I fire up autotest it will build the application and then hardlink all the original source files into the build. This allows autotest to scan the lib and test dirs but invoking the application will pick up all my changes without having to rebuild. This greatly speeds up development.
When autotest runs the application directly, it does so with MACRUBY_TESTING set in the environment. The application sees this and sets $TESTING to true and once the app is done launching, it loads minitest/macruby. That in turn loads up all the test files in the build dir and then runs the tests. Once the tests are run, it exits with the appropriate exit code depending on test results.
Provides extensions to your test cases to help test OSX GUI apps.
Still needs spit and polish.
new, open, _, close, save = find_ui_menu_items "File" assert_ui_action new, delegate, "new_document:", "n" assert_ui_action open, delegate, "open_document:", "o" assert_ui_action close, delegate, "close_document:", "w" assert_ui_binding close, :enabled, delegate, has_window
sudo gem install minitest-macruby
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