Properly testing an OTP application after initialization
Sun Sep 13 19:28:31 CEST 2020
On 2020-09-13 12:17, Lincoln Bryant wrote:
> Now that I want to start wiring the testing framework up to my CI
> tool, I am wondering if I should do something like start my
> application, connect a shell to it, run my tests, and shut down? or
> should I take a step back entirely and consider using something like
> Common Test instead?
You could start your application before the tests and stop it after. EUnit
supports fixtures to do just that.
If you use them, you do not need to do anything with a shell and tests can be
run in a fully automated way.
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