5854 readersI’ve been getting into unit testing and test-driven development a lot lately. Flash Builder has pretty nice support for FlexUnit, which I find to be the easiest way to include testing in my development workflow. However, one problem is that Flash...
5564 readersI’ve been using IntelliJ Idea 9 quite a bit in both production and personal work lately. It is a great IDE, with lots of useful features. This is going to be a series of short screencasts that highlight the workflow in Idea for Flex/Actionscript development. The first is a quick introduction and how to set
3810 readersFollowing on from the news that Cairngorm has been moved to Adobe Open Source, it is my pleasure to announce that FlexUnit, the unit testing framework for Flex applications, now has a new home on Adobe Open Source. FlexUnit started its life almost 5 years ago, when I first wrote AS2Unit; at that time, it
4079 readersBack in the early days of Flex there wasn’t much for doing unit testing, automated testing, performance testing, etc. Thanks to the community there are now numerous open source testing tools for Flex. Here are some recent updates you should definitely check out if you are building production Flex apps: FlexUnit 4.1 Beta 1 FlexMonkey
2884 readersUnit test is an important stage for an project. For Java projects, we can use the great unit testing framework such as JUnit, for C++ project, the similar tool CPPUnit also be used popularly. For ActionScript developers, are there similar frameworks for us? That’s sure, here is a collect of unit testing frameworks for Flex
4652 readersAlex Uhlmann (Adobe Consulting, Edinburgh) and Herve Dupriez (Adobe Consulting, London) are teaming up to present on all things related to the unit-testing, test-driven development, test-coverage analysis and optimisation of the kind of "Experiences on both sides of the glass" that we create when we build innovative and complex RIA front-ends in Flex or AIR
4618 readersAlex Uhlmann (Adobe Consulting, Edinburgh) and Herve Dupriez (Adobe Consulting, London) are teaming up to present on all things related to the unit-testing, test-driven development, test-coverage analysis and optimisation of the kind of "Experiences on both sides of the glass" that we create when we build innovative and complex RIA front-ends in Flex or AIR
1715 readersReflex is designed to be a drop-in repolacement for Flax Unit. The features for Reflex Unit include: Simply specify the name of a class containing testable methods and added to the TestSuite automatically. It will only excute one test method at a time and the test methods maybe defined within the classes they are testing.
8702 readersDid you know there are tons of ActionScript examples quietly living within the pages of the ActionScript 3.0 Reference? No, well there are. You’ll find tons of code snippets throughout the reference and most classes have longer class-based examples. Just look for the View the example link on a page: We’re constantly adding new examples
3963 readersTesting asynchronous functions using Flex Unit is pretty straightforward using the addAsync method of TestCase. var urlLoader:URLLoader = new URLLoader(); urlLoader.addEventListener(Event.COMPLETE, addAsync(completeHandler, 5000)); urlLoader.load(new URLRequest("http://timrobles.com")); But in the case of testing with Pure MVC, you're most likely dealing with notifications instead of events. Say for example the above code actually makes a service request and
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