[aerogear-dev] Android integration tests and modules

Matthias Wessendorf matzew at apache.org
Mon Aug 18 09:58:52 EDT 2014

sounds good with me!

On Mon, Aug 18, 2014 at 3:31 PM, Daniel Bevenius <daniel.bevenius at gmail.com>

> +1 One the two child project pattern.
> On 18 August 2014 15:27, Summers Pittman <supittma at redhat.com> wrote:
>> Ideally we would like to quit using the Robolectric Android stubs and
>> begin using Google's Android APIs for linking and testing.  This is one
>> of the reasons that the unit tests havn't been brought over to the
>> modules YET.  Over the weekend (between family duties and internet
>> issues) I did a lot of research and coding towards moving our tests into
>> the module packages.  With the release of X86 emulators and stability
>> Genymotion, I think that using solely integration test projects for our
>> testing is now doable.
>> The Android SDK (current, ANT/Eclipse based) way is to have a separate
>> test project.  The Android SDK (future Gradle based) way is to have your
>> tests in a test package.  The maven way (Maven based Android builds) is
>> to have a parent project with two children: one child being code and the
>> other child being tests.
>> Currently we have one BIG integration test project which contains all of
>> our integration tests.  I think that we should move the tests out of our
>> monolithic project and into the modules where they probably belong.  I
>> also propose that we make each module in the two child project pattern
>> that then Maven based builds recommend.  When it is time to move to
>> Gradle then we can just fiddle with sourceSets and kill the Maven build.
>> Wdyt?
>> --
>> Summers Pittman
>> >>Phone:404 941 4698
>> >>Java is my crack.
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