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Eggplant: Mobil Test Otomasyonu İçin Pratik Bİr Araç

Egglant Testing Tools

Eggplant GUI (graphic user interface) ve mobil uygulamaların testlerinde kullanılabilecek oldukça yararlı bir test otomasyon aracı olarak görülebilir. Ayrıca perfomans testlerinde de kullanılabilme imkanı sunuyor. Kendine has bir dil ğeliştirilmiş ve bu sayede hızlı bir şekilde test scriptleri yazmak mümkün. Test suite üzerinde hiç bir yazılım bilgisi olmaksızın komutları ekleyerek istenilen script kolaylıkla hazırlanabilir. Burada değinilmesi gereken bir başka yenilik ise Image Doctor olarak adlandırılan bir özelliği ile resmi alınan buton veya herhangi bir objenin ekran üzerinde aratılarak buldugunda uygun fonsiyonu yerine getirmesi istenilebilir. Yani test edilen uygulamanın teknolojisi göz ardı edilebilir. Kaydedilen imajları tekrar tekrar farklı test case hazırlanırken kullanılabilir. Bu sayede hız kazanabilirsiniz.

Eggplant vs Platform
SUT (system under test) test edilecek sistem olarak geçen sistem demektir. Mobil cihazların testleri için genel mantık ise test edilmek istenen uygulamanın çalışacağı mobil cihaza (SUT) VNC Server kurularak Eggplant'ın kurulmuş olduğu bilgisayar bağlanmak gerekir. Bu bilgisayar yardımıyla test scriplerini üreterek VNC yardımıyla SUT'a bu komutları gönderebilir. Bu sayede bir simülatör/emülatör yardımıyla değil gerçek bir mobil cihaz üzerinde otomasyon kodlarını çalıştırma imkanı sunuyor. Bu açıdan VNC ile bağlantı kurabileceğiniz her hangi bir cihazda mobil uygulamalar test edebilirsiniz. Yani platform bağımsızdır.

Eggplant Değerlendirme

Artıları:

  • Gerçek cihazlar üzerinde test imkanı
  • Platform bağımsız
  • Kısa öğrenme süresi
  • Image Doctor, kaydedilen imajlar ile kolay ve hızlı test case hazırlama
  • Farklı işletim sistemlerine kurulum (Windows, Linux, Mac)

 Eksiler:

  • VNC Server gibi ek bir uygulama gerekliliği ve maliyeti
  • VNC serverde kopmalar olabilir 
  • Ücretli bir uygulama. Daha gelişmiş Hp QTP ve IBM Robot'a kıyasla çok daha ucuz
  • Küçük bir kullanıcı kitlesi. Kötü bir destek sayfası.
  • Test ettiğim  Eggplant v12.10 sürümünde rahatsız edici kırpılmalar söz konusu. Bu durumun geçici olduğunu düşünüyorum. 
 
Test ettiğim sürüme ait görselleri altta bulabilirsiniz. Turkcell T20 android sistemli telefonuma kurduğum iki farklı ücretsiz VNC server (droid VNC ve VNC Server) uygulaması kullanarak iki farklı test case hazırlayabildim. Eggplant Test Suite görselinde kullanılan dilin sadeliğini görebilirsiniz.

Eggplant Connection List

Eggplant Test Suite

Eggplant Test Window

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