[Cubicweb] Simple forms unit-testing
julien.jehannet at logilab.fr
Fri Nov 26 14:28:04 CET 2010
Just to clarify,
> * Julien Jehannet <julien.jehannet at logilab.fr> [26-nov.-2010 11:47]:
> > * Adrien Di Mascio <adrien.dimascio at logilab.fr> [26-nov.-2010 09:35]:
> > Hi,
> > In one of my projects, I've implemented a somewhat simple API to test
> > the form rendering and submission. Let me tell immediately that this
> > is **pure python / off-browser** testing and therefore means that
> > (...)
> > - form submission consists in three steps :
> > 1. using lxml's form_values() method to build a dict-like object
> > based on actual input values
> > 2. building a CubicWeb's request object around that dict-like object
> > 3. using ctrl_publish() to process the request and go through the
> > edit controller chain
> I'm +1 to commit your assert methods (in devtools/httptest.py).
I said devtools/httptest.py because I was considering mocking request
object but you can consider to have specific form test methods of course.
> Note that some helper methods already exist (web_*) for web testing.
This was just intended to inform whose didn't know their existence.
But I well understood that you want to test web forms here.
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