[erlang-questions] Testing a large, heterogeneous system
Wed Jul 31 10:55:04 CEST 2013
> If you want to limit setup/teardown of the external parts (like your custom
> hardware), meck  is a great tool for mocking
> all or a subset of external dependencies.
Cool, that looks very useful indeed - thanks!
> Without knowing the internals of your system it's hard to give specific
> advice, but if you have a bunch of state-full stuff proper 
> has some very powerful tools for testing states and reasoning about what
> should be valid before and after state transitions. Checkout proper_statem
>  and this  example of a very useful test implementing the
> proper_statem callbacks.
Looks interesting - are there any examples? It looks a bit ...
abstract. With limited time and Erlang abilities, we need to aim for
stuff that gets the most coverage with the least amount of work.
David N. Welton
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