[Seaside] SeasideTesting and WebTester w/ Selenium
bart.gauquie at gmail.com
Wed Aug 25 10:49:44 UTC 2010
WebTester opens a browser by sending a http request to Selenium Remote
Control (http://seleniumhq.org/projects/remote-control/). And then this
remote control starts the browser. Selenium Remote Control is a java process
you have to start before starting the selenium tests in Smalltalk.
On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 12:33 PM, C. David Shaffer <cdshaffer at acm.org>wrote:
> On 08/25/10 02:22, Johan Brichau wrote:
> > I am currently also using both SeasideTesting and WebTester for testing
> our Seaside application. The first one for 'raw' component testing and the
> second one for in-browser behaviour testing.
> > Given that SeasideTesting will rely on FFI for external browser testing
> and that WebTester uses sockets for that, my impression is that WebTester
> will have no problem to get to work in Gemstone. I am therefore pondering on
> how to proceed with the port of the external browser testing in
> SeasideTesting. I have the impression it makes more sense to combine
> SeasideTesting and WebTester for this.
> SeasideTesting only needs a way to raise the browser on a URL. After
> that, all communication is done via HTTP. So FFI is needed, but only if
> that's how you open an external web browser from Squeak/Pharo. How does
> WebTester open the initial web browser window...if it doesn't need FFI
> then I suggest using the same mechanism with the SeasideTesting port.
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