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From: Jamie Allsop (ja11sop_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-02-14 13:23:04

Markus Schöpflin wrote:
> Hello,
> did anybody ever use boost.test to test the UI behavior of classes, like
> for example instantiating a class implementing a dialog, sending some
> events to the resulting object, and checking that the object has the
> expected state.
> AFAICT this would require to somehow integrate the main event loop of the
> respective GUI framework with the main loop of boost test, but I'm at a
> loss how this could be accomplished.
> Has anybody any experience to share?

I'm not sure exactly what you have in mind but I have used boost.test to
help test UIs using the approach outlined in the Taligent MVP paper.
I'd recommend having a read of that to help with ideas. Follow-up
searches should reveal more interesting examples.


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