[Seaside] Squeak Seaside 2.8 and SeasideTesting

Liliana liliana at finworks.biz
Wed Jul 18 14:36:51 UTC 2007

Thank you David.
I'll have a look at Albatross; since I don't seem to be able to port
SeasideTesting to Gemstone. It's a shame; 'cause we have over 50 tests
written already.

Or maybe tomorrow I'll feel better...


-----Original Message-----
From: David Shaffer [mailto:cdshaffer at acm.org] 
Sent: 12 July 2007 08:45 PM
To: Seaside - general discussion
Subject: Re: [Seaside] Squeak Seaside 2.8 and SeasideTesting

Liliana wrote:
> Hi.
> We have migrated our app from seaside 2.7 to 2.8 without too much pain.
The only thing still not working properly is the SUUpdater (we loaded:
Scriptaculous-lr.206.mcz and Seaside2.8a1-kph.406.mcz).
> The big problem now is that all the page rendering tests we wrote based on
the 'SeasideTesting-R1.4-cds.4.mcz' package are not working anymore.
> I have two questions:
> 1.       Does David have plans to update Seaside testing to work under
Yes when I've had a chance to try 2.8 myself.  I've got a lot of clients 
using 2.5 and 2.7 so it is difficult for me to stay current.  I 
appreciate any help I get from the community. ;-)

I suspect you could make a few tweaks and have it working and I'd be 
happy to walk you through it...just e-mail me directly.
> 2.       What are the other options for writing rendering tests for
Seaside? What other packages are available? What are you people using to
test your applications? I imagine everybody does write tests for their
Have a look at Albatross.  It is on SqueakSource.  It has the distinct 
advantage of letting you test javascript functionality as well.


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