[erlang-questions] Testing api with jsongen and quickcheck

Mark Bruch mark.h.bruch@REDACTED
Fri Aug 21 19:12:50 CEST 2015

Yes it's an unfortunate name conflict.

I'm want to write Erlang tests against my json api that I also have
written in Erlang. Of course I could skip testing the json parsing and
just shoot Erlang messages at it, but it feels like that should be
plan B.

On Fri, Aug 21, 2015 at 7:06 PM, Garret Smith <garret.smith@REDACTED> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 21, 2015 at 9:53 AM, Garret Smith <garret.smith@REDACTED> wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 21, 2015 at 9:27 AM, Mark Bruch <mark.h.bruch@REDACTED> wrote:
>>> Hi.
>>> I've got a small json api that is in desperate need for better
>>> testing. Read a little about jsongen [1] from the prowess project [2]
>>> that looks pretty awesome. Unfortunately it doesn't compile on any of
>>> my machines.
>>> Is anyone using jsongen, or is it just in "research"-stage? Can
>>> someone recommend me any other tool for testing a json api?
>>> Thanks
>>> Mark
>>> [1] https://github.com/fredlund/jsongen
>>> [2] http://www.prowessproject.eu
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>> As far as I can tell, jsongen is just for Go, not Erlang.  Is your
>> json api in Erlang?  Or are you looking to test a json api using
>> erlang?
>> -Garret
> Oops, my bad.  I was looking at the wrong jsongen.  This looks
> intriguing.  Same questions though, are you writing Erlang tests
> against a json api, or tests against a json api written in Erlang?

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