[erlang-questions] Fwd: Automated Testing Tools in Erlang

Robert Raschke rtrlists@REDACTED
Wed Jul 15 20:54:28 CEST 2015

Have you had a look at the Common Test system that comes with Erlang?

While it is not overtly BDD, the way you write tests are for the positive
case, going with the usual "let it crash" philosophy, meaning the test
failed if it crashed. This makes writing tests in a BDD fashion almost

 On Jul 14, 2015 10:21 AM, "Cláudio Amaral" <coa@REDACTED> wrote:

> Hello all!
> We all know and love tools like eunit, quickcheck or proper, but there are
> more types of tools around that do different kinds of tests.
> I work at a place where I now have the opportunity to shift the
> technologies used on test automation and I would eventually like to have
> quickcheck/proper style of tests on our application models.
> Just doing it is a tough sell on my environment due to the time it may
> require to get things going (not many erlangers here, but enough to start
> making things happen, I guess).
> I thought it could be possible to build my way towards that and have all
> my automated test needs in Erlang. This way it would be easier to get
> people started with it.
> For this I need your help in finding such tools for BDD style tests and
> performance tests. I found references to cucumber implementations (which
> would be most interesting) but I find no tutorials or active developments
> (latest thing I found was from 3 years ago). I will continue to search, but
> I am sure you guys will show me a very cool set of resources to explore.
> Best
> Cláudio Amaral
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